Yamuna River

‘Ensure timely completion of Yamuna restoration project’

Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal, in a recent meeting, has emphasised on time-bound completion of landscaping, ensuring enough green cover and plantation on the Yamuna riverfront.

published on : 30th April 2022

Nadda to lead rally in Rajendra Nagar today

Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta said in a press conference that several programmes will be organised on the party’s foundation with Nadda attending the procession to be taken out from Rajendra Nagar.

published on : 6th April 2022

Yamuna will be clean by December 2023: Jain

The government created a 25-acre pond on the floodplains of the Yamuna to retain floodwater and installed 33 piezometers to ascertain the rise in groundwater levels. 

published on : 23rd March 2022

AAP government on inauguration spree as MCD polls near

Aiming to dethrone BJP in municipal bodies, Kejriwal dispensation focuses on water supply, drainage projects across national capital

published on : 6th March 2022

Delhi plans to increase sewage treatment capacity to 95 per cent by year-end: Report 

Delhi generates around 744 million gallons of sewage a day -- 80 percent of the 930 MGD water supply.

published on : 24th February 2022

Walks, sand art in DDA Yamuna awareness events this weekend

As per officials, the events will involve citizens of all age-groups, with the intent to connect them to the river and spread awareness of its significance.

published on : 19th February 2022

Clean air & Yamuna, key problems identified in tech infusion initiative

According to environment officials, they have identified at least seven broad areas where technology infusion can help find solutions.

published on : 12th February 2022

High ammonia levels in Yamuna  affecting water supply: DJB

The WTPs at Chandrawal, Wazirabad and Okhla can treat up to 90 million gallons of water a day, 135 MGD and 20 MGD, respectively. 

published on : 13th January 2022

Yamuna Cleaning Cell: Delhi government takes another measure to treat polluted river

The solution for Delhi government to clean the Yamuna is to mix engineering with the river’s biology and forge collaborative efforts between governments of the states which it courses through

published on : 29th November 2021

Delhi government forms cell to clean Yamuna river sewage

These officers will report to the DJB CEO, and are responsible for executing decisions taken by the Yamuna Cleaning Cell.

published on : 26th November 2021

River cleaning impossible until all sewage in Delhi  is treated: Report

While the Yamuna's 22 km stretch in Delhi is barely 2 per cent of the length of the total river basin, it contributes over 80 per cent of the total pollution load in the entire river.

published on : 19th November 2021

Delhi govt working on war footing to clean Yamuna by 2025, develops six-point action plan: CM Kejriwal

The Delhi Chief Minister said that the government is constructing new sewage treatment plants and increasing the capacity of the existing ones as well as upgrading those.

published on : 18th November 2021

BJP MPs, mayors defy Delhi Disaster Management Authority’s ban to observe Chhath

A large number of devotees, too, were seen reaching Yamuna ghats in violation of DDMA order to perform the rituals

published on : 11th November 2021

PIL in Supreme Court seeks nod to 'Chhath puja' at Yamuna banks in Delhi

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority in its order on October 29 had allowed Chhath celebrations at 'designated sites', barring the banks of the Yamuna.

published on : 9th November 2021

Delhi government allows Chhath Puja at 800 ghats

The AAP government aimed at making Chhath ghats accessible to the common man and not just a select few, he asserted.

published on : 9th November 2021
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