Meanwhile, a GVMC official said they have installed meshes in drainage channels along the beach road so as to prevent flowing of floating material into the sea.
TSPCB submitted a compliance report to NGT on steps taken by State for treatment of sewage that flows into Musi river
The inordinate delay in commissioning Jagathy-Kootanvila sewage scheme has left many residents of Maruthamkuzhy and nearby areas in the lurch.
The Irrigation Department has already put in place pumphouses and the network required to transport the water to the three districts.
Various private tankers, which carry raw sewage collected from private apartment complexes and houses, have been spotted discharging the waste into open SWDs alongside the Porur Link Road.
This was indicated in a study by the Hyderabad-based Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT)
The capacity of STPs under construction is 54.2 MLD, and STPs to be constructed is 242 MLD.
One of the men entered the tank to clear the solid waste left behind. He collapsed on inhaling the toxic fumes. The three other men followed him into the tank and also succumbed.
After Andhra Pradesh ACB’s probe into the medical insurance dept’s telemedicine and STP irregularities, TS may follow suit.
Bacteria with spores acting as a protective cover can withstand even at 100 degree centigrade, whereas a virus, which is an RNA or DNA form, is like a protein.
We need to find out if there’s any correlation between incidents of infection and sewage water.
A project to recycle waste water and direct it to villages with falling water tables has turned farmers towards prosperity, writes Harpreet Bajwa
Gopal Rai said he held interaction with the DJB to ensure that the waste water treated under ISP meet the standards set for them.
Officials of local bodies cite shortage of land as one of the main reasons for the delay in setting the STPs.
The microalgae to be used in this system survives through photosynthesis and releases oxygen, which will be used by the aerobic bacteria to break down organic waste in the sewage.