Carbon black layer on Periyar river in Kochi, water sample to be tested

Preliminary analysis indicates the release of waste from the industrial area of Edayar to be the reason for discolouration and pollution.

published on : 10th January 2022

Common Effluent Treatment Plant to help pharma firms treat, reuse wastewater

The plant will cater to Pharma industry clusters and will be the first to be operational utilising environment-friendly natural gas.

published on : 29th December 2021

Yadadri to get 100 KLD effluent treatment plant

The plant will help in the removal of collected floatable solids, oil, ghee, grease, etc, and will be the first such plant to be established at temple premises in the State.

published on : 20th December 2021

Prawn ghery effluent headache for farmers in Kendrapara

Farmers of coastal villages under Rajnagar block in Kendrapara have expressed concern over discharge of toxic effluents from illegal prawn gheries adversely affecting their agricultural lands.

published on : 14th December 2021

Action sought against Hetero pharma unit in Vizag for pollution

The pharma company allegedly laid a three-foot wide pipeline without any clearances. The pipeline is intended to carry effluents from the plant to be dumped in the sea, the Human Rights Forum said.

published on : 13th December 2021

Two die of inhaling gases in an effluent treatment plant in Vizag

The youngsters were on night shift and were checking the levels of waste after inhaling the gases released from the plant. Both of them died before they could be shifted to the hospital nearby.

published on : 29th November 2021

Effluents from dyeing units polluting Noyyal river Again

Effluent released by Tiruppur dyeing units in the Noyyal River, which drains into the Cauvery in Karur, has been posing a threat to farmers and residents.

published on : 28th September 2021

5 years on, Tiruppur dyeing unit owners await subsidy on power tariff

Owners of dyeing units in Tiruppur have reiterated their demand for subsidy in power tariff for treating effluent in common effluent treatment plants (CETP).

published on : 24th September 2021

L&T Construction bags order for water effluent treatment business

L&T has won an order from a state-utility organisation to implement rural water supply projects, providing functional house tap connections under the Jal Jeevan Mission.

published on : 7th September 2021

Yamuna pollution: Rs 12 crore fine imposed on 12 CETPs for not meeting wastewater standards

There are 24 industrial areas in the city of which 17 are connected to 13 CETPS, which treat the wastewater from the industrial units before it can be reused or discharged into the Yamuna.

published on : 8th July 2021