Encouraged by the growing people's movements against the dumping of solid waste in public places, the Vadavucode-Puthencruz and Kunnathunadu panchayats here have decided not to provide licence to t

The Suchitwa Mission has recommended setting up at Brahmapuram a mega plant capable of processing about 500 tonnes of municipal solid waste generated daily in Kochi corporation areas and nearby mun

Total coliform count exceeds permissible limits: PCB

Investigations by the State Pollution Control Board (PCB) have revealed heavy pollution of wells at select locations in Ernakulam district.
The monitoring agency found that the total coliform (bacteria) count exceeded the permissible limits at various sites. The wells identified for the water quality monitoring programme were located at Vyttila, Edayar, Brahmapuram, Eloor and Kalamassery.

Agency to seek detailed project report on proposed plant

The Kerala State Pollution Control Board is likely to recommend that the Kochi Corporation need not set up a mega compost production plant at Brahmapuram. This is following an inference that the total volume of biodegradable waste generated in the city would not exceed 150 tonnes a day.