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Tata Chemicals awarded for using water efficiently

The Mithapur plant in Gujarat wins FICCI award for revamping the entire technology to recycle and reuse water and removing the dependence on groundwater.

Govt looks for broader application of innovative turbine

Master plan to channelize Beas is underway

Owing to the destruction the river causes to Manali town in Himachal Pradesh every monsoon, Central Water and Power Research Station proposes to channelise flow of Beas river and construct artificial lakes along its banks.

SC rejects the appeal for ban on PET 

Kerala stands against govt's decision on Western Ghats

Criticising the government for ignoring Gadgil report, Kerala government appoints new panel to study Kasturirangan Committee report on conservation of Western Ghats. 

NGT orders environment restoration of Puri 

Hello,

Need suggestions on economic ways of drilling for drinking water in Dehna village in Thane, by using only the villagers' own labour as they are very poor and cannot afford to hire a mechanised driller in this remote area. Please share contact details of experts in Pune wh can be contacted for for advice.

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Hi,

I am working in Vasai taluka, Thane district, Maharashtra on creating awareness about water quality and saving traditional water system of the region. Can you please help me get Vasai taluka toposheet or any data which you have on this region? It will be very helpful.

 

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High content of nitrate in Delhi's groundwater, Kalu project being granted land clearance and the amendments in Food Bill are the highlights of this week's news

High nitrate content in Delhi groundwater

Contamination from sewage waste, landfill run-offs, pesticides and open drains is the reason for high nitrate concentration in Delhi’s groundwater. Consuming this water can cause many health problems including the ‘blue baby syndrome’ in children. Adults aren’t impacted directly but the fact remains that toxic pesticides are present in most parts of Delhi’s groundwater .

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