To be equipped with GPS to keep tabs on the service

Complaints of errant tanker drivers asking for money, delay in service and several other aberrations have prompted the Delhi Jal Board to outsource the water tankers and equip them with a global positioning system to keep tabs on the service. On Tuesday the Jal Board gave its go ahead to the project, which has been awarded after four previous failed attempts. Earlier, the DJB received no bids from companies ready to take over the tanker service. DIMS was hired as consultant and asked to conduct a study on the feasibility of the project.

To overcome the shortage of drinking water in the Capital, the Delhi Government is keen on commissioning the Munak Canal as this would result in saving of 80 million gallons per day of raw water an

The pollution control committee lays down 23 conditions to be followed

The Puducherry Pollution Control Committee has given green signal for the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) to be constructed near Kanaganeri at Kadirgamam. After studying the Rapid Environment Impact Assessment report prepared by two private firms appointed by Public Health Division of the Public Works Department, PPCC has given its nod for the project.

A group of global businesses with operations in India have worked with the Government of Gujarat and the four largest cities in the state (Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat and Vadodara) to identify inclusive and sustainable solutions to key urban development challenges faced by these cities.

Taking the Delhi Government to task, North Delhi Municipal Corporation’s Leader of the House Mahender Nagpal on Thursday said that the agreement signed between the Delhi Jal Board and a Singapore-based company to purify water confirms that the water supplied is contaminated.

Mr. Nagpal said under this agreement there is a plan to install water treatment plants to purify contaminated water.

The Delhi Jal Board on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) with an aim to recycle and reuse waste water in a major way to help meet the

Amidst reports of the neighbouring state cutting water supply to Delhi, Haryana claimed Sunday that it was releasing double of its legitimate share of water to the national capital.

Stating this here, chief engineer of Yamuna Water Services, Haryana irrigation department in Delhi, Anand Kumar said Delhi’s legitimate share of water is 610 cusecs at Munak and 610 cusecs of water is being released for the Haiderpur Water Treatment Plant.

An unprecedented water crisis looms large over the city with neighbouring Haryana drastically cutting supply on Thursday, leaving various treatment plants short of raw water and areas across the city parched.

Areas across the city have already been grappling with acute shortage of water and the situation may worsen further as production at water treatment plants has come down sharply due to shortage of raw water.

The water crisis in the city is likely to continue as Delhi government’s efforts to get more water from neighbouring Haryana did not fructify.

At a meeting here, Delhi chief secretary P.K. Tripathi asked his Haryana counterpart P.K. Chaudhery to release more water to Delhi but the latter turned down the request saying his state was also facing shortage. Mr Tripathi later said that both sides agreed to improve coordination in matters relating to withdrawal of water by Delhi from Yamuna barrage for Wazirabad and Hedayatpur water treatment plants.

BHUBANESWAR: The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) has not been able to solve the drinking water problem in slums and areas, which are not covered under piped water supply, in the City.

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