Water Supply

Hyderabad Water Board to sell compressed biogas

The expected sale of raw gas will fetch around Rs 5.95 crore over a period of 15 years and it will be part of the implementation of an action plan for the rejuvenation of polluted river stretches.

published on : 1st August 2022

TN officials worried as Kerala cites safety, reduces water level in Siruvani dam

Siruvani is the primary sources of drinking water for Coimbatore. Since the onset of South West monsoon in June, the reservoir received heavy inflows.

published on : 28th July 2022

Tiruchy villagers blame supply pipeline alignment for water woes for years

Villagers said the pipes first sustained damage around two years ago when the panchayat road was being upgraded into a highway road.

published on : 21st July 2022

Kattu Naicker tribals in Tiruchy district still wait for piped water

According to sources, men of the community would, traditionally, stay at home for six months and venture out for fortune-telling during the next six months.

published on : 16th July 2022

Rains push level of Siruvani dam near Kerala-Tamil Nadu border up by eight feet in one week

Kerala irrigation department was maintaining the maximum water level at 877.00m instead of 878.50m as stipulated in the interstate agreement.

published on : 9th July 2022

Water supply to be hit as level at treatment plants dwindle: Delhi Jal Board

Water supply is expected to be hit in parts of the national capital from Thursday onwards, informed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) through a public notice issued on Wednesday. 

published on : 30th June 2022

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation announces 10 per centc water cut due to inadequate rainfall

Highlighting that the June rainfall has been about 70 per cent less than the average showers recorded during the month in the previous year, the BMC appealed to citizens to use water judiciously.

published on : 24th June 2022

Delhi water quality records slight improvement, says Jal Board

A normal quantity of water is being supplied to Delhi from Haryana through the Carrier Lined Canal and the Delhi Sub Branch.

published on : 21st June 2022

Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board files 2,806 cases over illegal water usage

This refers to taking a legal water connection and subsequently taking a water connection from it which is not connected to any meter. Hence, water used in this manner goes unbilled,” he said. 

published on : 13th June 2022

Chennai got 1,000 MLD water supply for past nine months

The reservoirs received good inflow during Cyclone Nivar last year and due to intermittent rains after that and the combined water level of these reservoirs last year was 6.8 tmcft.

published on : 13th June 2022

Machines to remove silt in Hyderabad city lanes

The Water Board completely wants to eliminate manual scavenging in Hyderabad by deploying the jetting machines.

published on : 6th June 2022

Chennai's Ambattur lake dying a slow death due to pollution

According to Metro Water sources, in Ambattur area, groundwater pollution is highest near the lake and they constantly receive complaints from the area.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Government in talks with Centre for agriculture assistance under RDSS

Apart from REC, the Power Finance Corporation (PFC) are the other nodal lending agencies for the Rs 3.03 lakh crore RDSS.

published on : 30th May 2022

Delhi BJP chief says water supply in city 'contaminated', writes to Shekhawat seeking quality check 

No immediate reaction was available from the Delhi government or the ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Gupta's allegations.

published on : 24th May 2022

Over 1,500 Metrowater workers join stir demanding that jobs be regularised

However, the protesters said they submitted a memorandum thrice in the past 12 months, but no action was taken.

published on : 19th May 2022

Metro Water temporary employees continue stir demanding permanent employment

More than 500 workers belonging to the 200 Metro Water depots across the city staged a protest. Later, they were called in for talks by the police. 

published on : 18th May 2022

Step up efforts to avert flooding, KTR tells officials ahead of monsoon

The Minister also discussed the construction of link roads in Hyderabad, Strategic Nala Development Programme and laying of roads.

published on : 7th May 2022

HMWS&SB all set to go high-tech with gateway towers installations

Move to ensure accurate metre readings, timely delivery of bills & manhole monitoring

published on : 6th May 2022

No power supply: Villagers stage stir staged against Neyveli Lignite Corporation of India Limited

Sources said that as the villagers refused to vacate, the NLCIL management disconnected the water supply and power supply to the areas two weeks back.

published on : 6th May 2022

Increase water supply, councillors tell Coimbatore corporation

The official also cited power cuts as one of the reasons for water supply constraints.

published on : 27th April 2022
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