Pollution

World Air Quality Report 2021: Delhi continues to be most polluted capital city for fourth year

None of the cities in India meet the World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guideline of 5 micrograms per cubic metre.

published on : 23rd March 2022

KWA flags high iron content in water from Aruvikkara plant

Iron content has increased to 0.4mg/litre against the normal rate of 0.3mg/litre

published on : 23rd March 2022

Hyderabad among world’s most polluted cities

Telangana capital is fourth most polluted city in India after Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai; too many personal vehicles a likely cause

published on : 23rd March 2022

Hyderabad among world's most polluted cities

While not mentioning specifically what has led to the rise in particulate pollution in Hyderabad, the report suggests India’s rising vehicular pollution is the culprit

published on : 22nd March 2022

Quarry in Perambalur polluting lakes, says residents; seek action

Over 1,500 families live at Thiruvilakurichi village of Alathur Taluk and their primary occupation is agriculture.

published on : 22nd March 2022

'Filter out toxic plastic waste': Kolkata man launches campaign against cigarette filters

If you frequent roadside tea stalls, you will often encounter someone with a glass of tea in one hand and a burning cigarette in the other.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Biomass plants in Delhi get new PM level target to reduce emissions, tackle pollution 

The commission has also asked the respective state governments and pollution control boards of Haryana,

published on : 22nd March 2022

Delhi wastewater treatment capacity to be up by 57 per cent

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Monday said it will increase its wastewater treatment capacity by 57 per cent (326 million gallons a day) by June 2023.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Vehicular pollution: Delhi plans 3rd-party audit of 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' campaign

According to government estimates, the transport sector accounts for 28 per cent of the PM2.5 emissions in Delhi.

published on : 17th March 2022

Graft: Three more Pollution Control Board officials held

The range has an environmental surveillance station at Eloor, where a large number of factories operate, to check pollution levels in the Periyar. 

published on : 15th March 2022

No dirty water will flow into Yamuna by December-end: NMCG official

The over 1,300-km-long Yamuna is among the most polluted rivers in the country and also provides water to more than half of the national capital.

published on : 13th March 2022

Number of ‘bad air’ days decreasing, claims CAQM

The steps include cracking down on polluting industries, diesel generator (DG) sets, dust management at construction sites, clamping down on polluting vehicles and regulating steps taken by state govt

published on : 8th March 2022

Yamuna pollution: Delhi govt starts laying sewer networks in Shahbad and Singhu group of colonies

The sewer line to be laid in 16 unauthorized colonies and three resettlement colonies under Shahbad GOC will be 80 kilometres long and will benefit people living in and around the area.

published on : 4th March 2022

A treacherous terrain lies ahead for the Thoothukudi mayor

The drawback of the old city is the narrow roads and improper drainage facility. It relies on the Puckle canal built in 1880's to drain the waste water into the Gulf of Mannar.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Vijayawada city to get four air quality monitoring stations

According to the officials, tender procedure for the project has been completed and each station will be set up at an estimated cost of Rs 1 crore in the proposed locations.

published on : 3rd March 2022
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