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The health department has finally acted upon and collected water samples from Asola village, where kidney failures are reported to be endemic.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Waste Water Treatment Plants, 09/03/2018. As per a report published by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in March, 2015, the sewage generation from urban areas in the country is estimated at 61,948 million litres per day (mld), against which the available sewage treatment capacity is only 23,277 mld (37% of the sewage generation) in 816 sewage treatment plants (including 145 sewage

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Chemical Contamination of Rivers, 09/03/2018. There are 38 rivers, 27 lakes, 3 ponds and 18 tanks which are critically polluted having a COD concentration of more than 250 mg/l, which is the discharge standard for a polluting source such as sewage treatment plants and industrial effluent treatment plants. The State-wise list of these polluted rivers, lakes, ponds and tanks are given in Annexure.

A Group of Secretaries (GoS) from key Ministries comprising of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Urban Development, Drinking Water

Scientists from Scotlands University of Strathclyde have teamed up with colleagues at Aligarh Muslim University to study the impact of industrialisation on rivers.

KOLKATA: BJP workers on Thursday took a pitcherful of Hooghly water to the Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s vandalised statue to “purify” it.

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday slammed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) over its submission that Haryana was responsible for high levels of ammonia in Yamuna, which was affectin

PATNA: A team of the Centre for Biological Sciences (CBS) at Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) has found two strains of bacteria that reduce the arsenic concentration in groundwater.

Malaysia has extended a moratorium on bauxite mining, as it grapples with a stockpile that has yet to be cleared despite an official halt to mining activities more than two years ago.

Lake Tanganyika, the second oldest freshwater lake in the world, faces issues of degradation and acute pollution on Burundi’s side, former Burundian environment minister Albert Mbonerane has said.

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