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Atleast 70% of Jaipur receives water with a high concentration of TDS or contaminated by bacteria or both: A report on the quality of piped water supply in Jaipur city based on data from NEERI and PHED Rajasthan
Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, receives a little over 276 million litres of water every day. This is predominantly groundwater, with water from the Ramgarh lake forming a small percent. Using data obtained from the Public Health Engineering Department of Rajasthan and from NEERI, this article traces the route of water from its source to the consumer. The treatment measures taken and the quality of water at various points of treatment are explained. The article ends with a list of suggestions for improvement.
pritha_bhattacharya  posted 6 years 9 months ago
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Bacterial contamination in water affects more than half of Chennai
Chennai formerly known as Madras, the capital of Tamil Nadu is the sixth most populous city in India with 4.68 million residents as of 2011. Until 1870, it had no piped water supply within the city and people were dependent on public and private wells. The construction of a piped water supply system was started in 1872. This laid the foundation for the present water supply system.
pritha_bhattacharya  posted 7 years 3 months ago