Delhi water

Delhi Jal Board's Raghav Chadha raps officials over complaints of inaccurate water bills

DJB has 41 zones across and 1,000 meter readers to take readings for generating water bills of over 25 lakh consumers.

published on : 21st September 2021

40 passengers rescued from bus trapped at Delhi's waterlogged underpass after rains

The bus was going to Mathura and got stuck at the underpass of Palam flyover, officials said.

published on : 11th September 2021

Distant dream: 8 years on, only 5% houses covered by Delhi govt’s water supply pilot project

8 years on, only 5% houses covered by Delhi govt’s water supply pilot project

published on : 5th September 2021

Eight years on, only 5 per cent houses covered by Delhi govt's 24x7 water supply pilot project

The reason - Not enough water is available to cater to the entire project area.

published on : 4th September 2021

Pandemic, government officials keep water-related research in limbo at IIT Delhi

IIT-Delhi had joined hands with UK Research and Innovation and Global Challenges Research Fund on a five-year project, costing Rs 247 crore,  to develop new approaches to tackle challenges.

published on : 26th August 2021

Drainage Master Plan: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tells officials to check waterlogging

Kejriwal asked officers to expedite the work on implementation of the Drainage Master Plan, which has remained on paper after being submitted by IIT-Delhi in 2018. 

published on : 25th August 2021

Delhi records highest one-day rain for August in at least 13 years, issues yellow alert for Sunday

The all-time highest rainfall was 184 mm on August 2, 1961, India Meteorological Department said.

published on : 21st August 2021

Delhi rains: Government’s much-hyped ‘Minto Bridge model’ washed out in flooding

The Minto Bridge, a hotspot of waterlogging in the city, had not witnessed any issues during the previous spells this year and the officials patted their backs saying their efforts succeeded.

published on : 21st August 2021

Delhi PWD minister Satyendar Jain wants department on its toes to clear waterlogging

Jain held a meeting with officials of the PWD and the Irrigation and Flood Control Board regarding the issue of waterlogging in the monsoon.

published on : 6th August 2021

Extensive waterlogging, traffic congestion in Delhi due to rains

Yamuna Bazar, Khanpur, Rohtak Road, Lodhi Road, Azadpur underpass, Zakhira underpass, Shakti Nagar underpass, Kirari, Sagarpur, among others witnessed severe waterlogging, PWD officials informed.

published on : 1st August 2021

Rains lash Delhi, waterlogging reported from several areas

Vehicles commuting from the Yamuna Bazar area witnessed heavy waterlogging due to heavy rainfall.

published on : 1st August 2021

Water production reaches all-time high: Delhi Water Minister Satyendar Jain

Water minister claims 955 MGD production in 24 hours; CM says govt doing its best to ensure supply to all residents

published on : 19th July 2021

Delhi water crisis: Congress, BJP protest against Kejriwal government; DJB says supply normalising

The protesters were stopped around 500 metres from the chief minister's house by police, a BJP leader said.

published on : 16th July 2021

Waterlogging reported everywhere as monsoon hits Delhi this year

Officials said the rain was heavy in parts of north and north-east Delhi, outer and outer north and west Delhi. South Delhi, too, saw traffic snarls for hours.

published on : 15th July 2021

Sort out calls for water tankers within 1.5 hours: Delhi Jal Board vice chairman Raghav Chadha

Delhi Jal Board vice chairman Raghav Chadha on Wednesday took stock of the water utility’s online tanker management system and grievance redressal helpline.

published on : 15th July 2021
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