Report on alternative treatment technologies for wastewater treatment of drains in compliance to direction of Hon'ble NGT in the matter of OA No. 06/2012 titled Manoj Mishra vs Union of India & ORS. A meeting was convened on 27.01.2020 to consult experts including representatives from NEERI, TERI, Delhi University and other stakeholders.

The City of Cape Town signed a R1.3bn loan with the German government-owned KfW Development Bank for urban wastewater management, Mayor Dan Plato's office said.

Urban water and wastewater management are relatively under-studied subjects in India. The Indian urban space has been understood in an undifferentiated manner, which ignores the specificities deriving from the stage of urban development, the sources of water, as also the diverse nature of aquifers characterizing urban settlements.

This report presents the results of an analytical study on the economic valuation for wastewater, comparing the cost of no action versus the cost of effective wastewater management. Although economic valuation of wastewater management is complex, it remains an important tool to guide policymakers and investors to take informed decisions.

The report on Market Opportunities for Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS) in South-East Asia (SEA) is prepared within the frame of the joint project of ESCAP and UN-Habitat on “Strengthening capacity of policymakers in SEA to promote policies and developing plans for improved wastewater treatment and reuse in urban and peri-urba

As the timeframe for the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) nears completion, minds are turning to the Post-2015 Development Agenda. This is accompanied by the realization that the focus on drinking-water and sanitation without due attention being paid to the end products of water and sanitation provision (i.e.

The execution of the identified works for cleaning and conservation of the Ganga river in the State will be accelerated.

Initially, 15,000 litres will be treated a day for which a cost effective technology has been developed.

The State government has on Wednesday given in-principle approval to the district administration’s proposal to treat the water accumulated in abandoned stone quarries and distribute it as drinking water using the reverse osmosis technology. A meeting to discuss the proposal in detail will be held towards the end of this month, District Collector P.I. Sheikh Pareed told The Hindu after meeting Revenue Minister Adoor Prakash. Fund for the project has been sought from the drought relief fund.

The Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, had funded the setting up of a Centre of Excellence in the area of Decentralized Wastewater Management, in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Madras in the year 2009.

Environmental protections must not wait until a population is about to disappear. (Editorial)

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