Water Supply

Metro water lets sewage into stormwater drains in Chennai

Pumps were brought in and pipes were laid to drain the sewage water from vacant land plots into nearby stormwater drains.

published on : 23rd November 2023

Odisha: Officials restore water supply after Government college students protest

Sources said about 300 inmates of Irabati hostel had been facing water supply problems for the past two months, but they got enraged on the day after there was a total disruption of supply.  

published on : 22nd November 2023

Chennai residents pay big bucks for water as corpn supply limited to 2 days a week

The residents also alleged that even the little water that is finally supplied to them contains sewage.

published on : 17th November 2023

Andhra Pradesh govt ensured water to tail-end areas despite deficit rainfall: Officials

As the water storage in Pulichintala was decreasing, the Pattiseema pumps were switched on and water was supplied to the Krishna delta through the Prakasam Barrage from July 21.

published on : 29th October 2023

‘We’ve been facing drinking water problem for 2 years’: Digpal Singh Rana

President of Nanda block Resident Welfare Association (RWA) Digpal Singh Rana spoke about the serious situation on the water front in an interaction with Zaid Nayeemi.

published on : 25th October 2023

Andhra Pradesh: OMC to supply water to Balaji Nagar with Rs 4.85 cr

Municipal council meeting unanimously passes resolution for closure of Bhagiradha Chemical & Industries Ltd

published on : 5th October 2023

Cholavaram lake’s storage capacity may go up threefold

The lake serves as a vital drinking water source for Chennai and its suburbs with its storage capacity of 1.081 tmcft.

published on : 29th September 2023

Minister reviews water shortage issues, implementation of drinking water schemes in Tamil Nadu

Speaking to the press, Nehru said drinking water to 75% of the areas in Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Tenkasi, and Kanniyakumari are being supplied without any issue.

published on : 26th September 2023

Govt to provide functional household tap connections to all by 2024

As per the official data, works to the tune of Rs 26,719 crore have been sanctioned under JJM towards drinking water projects in 26 districts.

published on : 25th September 2023

BWSSB messes up drain, sewage floods houses

Repeated complaints to from residents and social activists have gone in vain. BWSSB did not complete the sewage link line work connecting Gangadhar Nagar and Yelachenahalli.

published on : 21st September 2023

Longer wait for Cauvery Stage V supply

When commissioned, 775 million litres of water per day will be provided to the villages in Mahadevapura, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bommanahalli, Dasarahalli, Yelahanka, K R Puram and Byatarayanapura.

published on : 15th September 2023

AI to help make potable water supply in Tiruchy leak-proof

While civic body officials said project modalities are yet to be revealed, they said a French company will develop the technology for the project.

published on : 14th September 2023

Water board to roll out new app for redressal of grievances of consumers in Chennai

An attempt was made to launch an app in 2019, but was abandoned due to administrative reasons.

published on : 12th September 2023

TG Halli to be ready for Yettinahole water in October, but pipeline is not 

The reservoir, located 29km from the city, was completely refurbished at a cost of Rs 291.57 crore, with a new water treatment plant and sewage treatment plant.

published on : 11th September 2023

Trial run of Pillur Scheme 3 water supply project in two phases

During the first phase, water from Murugaiyan Parisalthurai will be pumped to the treatment plant in Maruthur, sources said.

published on : 5th September 2023

Odisha villagers block road over drinking water scarcity

As vehicular movement on the route came to a standstill due to the road blockade, Nilagiri police rushed to the spot and held discussion with the agitating villagers. 

published on : 2nd September 2023

Rs 956 cr pipe water projects in Jajpur

Besides, the 5T secretary inspected the progress of other major ongoing projects including the new 250-bed DHH building at a cost of Rs 98 crore and Rs 41 crore sports stadium and academy at Jajpur.

published on : 1st September 2023

Palam village residents grapple with erratic water supply

In another charge of apathy laid bare, the residents have said that the water they are receiving from the main supply line is mixed with the sewerage water.

published on : 30th August 2023

Devotees say water from canal polluting pond at Pullambadi's Chidambareswarar Temple

"The temple is the pride of Pullambadi but there is no clean water supply to the pond. The existing water line is from a nearby canal which is making the pond water unclean,"

published on : 28th August 2023

Trial runs for Sewage Treatment Plants soon: Dana Kishore

HMWS&SB is constructing 31 new STPs in three packages at a cost of Rs 3,866.41 crore, through which 1,282 million litres of sewage can be treated daily.

published on : 23rd August 2023
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