Yamuna river

700 volunteers enlisted in campaign to clean Yamuna River in Delhi

The campaign was flagged off by chief guest Rajendra Singh, better known as 'Jal Purush' of the country, and over 1,000 volunteers participated in it.

published on : 8th October 2021

Masterplan to treat 155 MGD wastewater flowing to Yamuna, says Satyender Jain

Yamuna receives 105 MGD of wastewater from Haryana via two major drains; 90 MGD from Badshahpur drain in Gurugram and Drain No.6 from Sonipat.

published on : 16th September 2021

Utilise Common Effluent Treatment Plants to clean Yamuna river: Delhi minister Satyendar Jain

The meeting focused on making a sustainable plan to clean Yamuna by reducing the amount of industrial waste coming through storm water drains.

published on : 15th September 2021

Satyendar Jain tells officials to ensure no untreated waste is discharged into Yamuna river

The minister also directed the senior officials of DSIIDC to connect all stormwater drains carrying industrial waste to the CETPs.

published on : 14th September 2021

Delhi: Yamuna river revival in troubled waters

Despite efforts over the years and projects launched by authorities, cleaning the most polluted stretch of Yamuna running through the national capital remains a task too steep, writes Somrita Ghosh

published on : 16th August 2021

Rising Yamuna water level leads to flood warning

Authorities evacuate people from river floodplains, boats pressed into action

published on : 31st July 2021

Alert sounded as Yamuna water level in Delhi nears 'danger mark' 

The irrigation and flood control department has deployed 13 boats in different areas and put 21 others on standby.

published on : 30th July 2021

Water levels in Yamuna rise after heavy rains in Delhi's catchment areas

The administration had sounded an alert in the low-lying areas close to the river floodplains on Tuesday and the situation is being monitored round the clock, officials said.

published on : 29th July 2021

Yamuna not fit for bathing, says govt report

The 22 km stretch of Yamuna from Wazirabad to Okhla in Delhi, which is less than two per cent of the river length, accounts for about 80 per cent of the pollution in the river.

published on : 27th July 2021

Haryana releases 16,000 cusecs water in Yamuna; crisis in Delhi will resolve: Raghav Chadha

The water utility had on Sunday moved the SC seeking directions to the Haryana government to release Delhi's share of water.

published on : 13th July 2021

No sale, storage, marketing of soaps and detergents that pollute river Yamuna 

The pollution body has asked the authorities concerned to submit monthly action taken reports of inspections conducted and subsequent action taken without fail.

published on : 15th June 2021

Delhi bans soaps, detergents not conforming to latest BIS parameters to curb pollution in Yamuna

The NGT had also directed to launch awareness campaigns about the harmful effect of using substandard soaps and detergents.

published on : 14th June 2021

Water supply likely to be hit in parts of Delhi

Water production at the plant has been reduced due to the “high growth of algae” in the Yamuna river.  

published on : 13th June 2021

Supreme Court refuses to hear Delhi Jal Board plea against Haryana on water supply shortage

Meanwhile, the DJB ordered officials on Thursday to ensure that there was no shortage of drinking water in hospitals treating coronavirus patients.

published on : 8th May 2021

Hope water shortage doesn't arise amid COVID crisis: Delhi Jal Board vice-chairman Raghav Chadha

An apex court bench will today hear Chadha's plea to intervene in the matter of reduced water levels of Yamuna river.

published on : 6th May 2021
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