As many as 47 sand mining spots in the two creeks and four rivers of Thane district have been identified to analyse the environment impact of sand dredging operations and guide the authorities to a

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's tall claim of providing additional 200 million litres water daily to city from October 1 seems to be falling flat.

MUMBAI: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is likely to defer the cloud-seeding experiment, which was slated to be carried out from September 1, pending clearance from aviation regulator

Mumbaikars woke up to heavy rains and cool temperatures on Sunday morning . But the relief in a season marked with parsimonious showers did not extend to the lakes supplying water to the city.

MUMBAI: With lake levels not promising enough due to the rains largely playing truant, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will continue with its 10% water cut and review the situation at

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to acquire all privately-owned wells in the city to tide over the 10 per cent water cut that was recently extended till July-end. There are approximately 784 private wells in the city and the BMC will solicit the Collector’s assistance in acquiring them.

The civic body told its Standing Committee on Wednesday that a plan has already been put forward to repair and clean the 789 public wells that belong to BMC. According to Additional Municipal Commissioner Mohan Adtani, the plan includes cleaning wells that are unused since 2009. “Ward officers have been instructed to collect information on the state of wells in their jurisdiction along with records of their water levels.”

With monsoon playing truant, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) may finally go ahead with a 10% cut this week onwards.

With work on the Middle Vaitarna Dam nearing completion, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) should ideally start work on its next dam project in the near future.

However, confusion over whether the civic body will be taking up the Pinjal project or the Gargai project first has caused long delays. The BMC will finally begin work on the Gargai project in 2014. A primary feasibility report on the project is yet to be submitted, almost two years after a consultant was appointed.

MUMBAI: In his budget speech two months ago, the then municipal commissioner Subodh Kumar laid the grounds for additional water supply in the city.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday completed the roller-compacted concrete (RCC) work on the Middle Vaitarna dam project, which is expected to augment the water supply to the