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.

Disinfection by-products (DBPs) are formed during treatment of water for drinking purposes. Among these oxyhalide DBPs, viz. bromate, chlorate and chlorite are potentially harmful to humans. In the present study packaged drinking water samples of various commercial brands, available in Mumbai, were analysed for bromide, bromate, chlorite and chlorate ions using ion chromatography.

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has been providing financial and technical assistance to the State Governments in realizing the objectives of safe portal drinking water and open defecation free rural India.

Abnormal rise of ammonia levels at the city’s Wazirabad pond has resulted in complete stoppage in the production of 220 MGD of potable water supply from the Delhi Jal Board’s Wazirabad and Chandraw

Ghagga (Gidderbaha), Dec 14 : Babu Singh, Surjit Singh, Malkit Singh, brothers Angrej Singh and Harnek Singh of Ghagga village in Gidderbaha sub-division have reportedly died due to hepatitis-B, C.

Bank filtration (BF) has emerged as an economical and sustainable water pre-treatment technology for drinking water supply. In this method, subsurface water of a water body moves into the well by seepage. BF wells adjacent to a river or lake pump the stored groundwater abstracted from the surface through aquifers. Chemical and biological contaminants such as turbidity, microbes, dissolved chemicals and natural organics are removed by the channel of aquifers present in the area.

Much of the emphasis on climate change has been on urging countries to act to avoid environmental catastrophe.

This report provides an overview of global experiences in water reuse.

MUSCAT — Oman Wastewater Services (Haya Water) yesterday signed contracts for the third and fourth packages of wastewater network project in the Wilayat of Al Amerat (A3, A4).

Nagaland minister for public health engineering department Noke Wangnao inaugurated an innovative water technology project — solar-powered water treatment unit — at Tsiesema village near Kohima on