None of the cities in India meet the World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guideline of 5 micrograms per cubic metre.
Iron content has increased to 0.4mg/litre against the normal rate of 0.3mg/litre
Telangana capital is fourth most polluted city in India after Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai; too many personal vehicles a likely cause
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
Over 1,500 families live at Thiruvilakurichi village of Alathur Taluk and their primary occupation is agriculture.
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.
The commission has also asked the respective state governments and pollution control boards of Haryana,
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.
According to government estimates, the transport sector accounts for 28 per cent of the PM2.5 emissions in Delhi.
The range has an environmental surveillance station at Eloor, where a large number of factories operate, to check pollution levels in the Periyar.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.