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Tag Archives: Water Pollution

Selecting Biological Processes

Water pollution in India is posing a significant threat to human health. Large volume of unprocessed wastewater is being discharged by industries into fresh water sources, resulting in frequent outbreaks of waterborne diseases and environmental degradation. While the overall investment ... Read More »

Reviving Aquatic life Culture

India is home to a large number of beautiful lakes and great rivers spread all over the country from Kashmir to Kerala and from Rajasthan to Assam. However, in recent times, many of these water reservoirs have got depleted; some ... Read More »

Polluted Groundwater

A study conducted by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar has found traces of uranium and other radio-active, heavy metals in the groundwater in Punjab. The University analysed nearly 100 ground water samples of 22 ... Read More »

Polluting River

A population of over 18,000 has stopped using the water of the 73-km-long Lidder River, which runs through south Kashmir’s Pahalgam town as it is unsafe for consumption because of high-level pollution. The river is a lifeline for 2,659 households. ... Read More »

Delhi Government’s action plan

With an eye on arresting the Capital’s carbon footprint, the Delhi Government has identified a set of 65 action points that each department of the administration would have to follow. These pointers, put together in a volume titled “Climate Change ... Read More »

Keepers of Kangra ‘Kuhls’

Community-managed ‘kuhls’ or water canals that date back to the pre-colonial Katoch dynasty (1690 to 1805), are today in dire straits. Human faeces, animal waste and garbage float in this water, which is even used for drinking! Read More »

For safe water

The recent floods in Chennai had created a gamut of problems. The water stagnation has resulted in mosquito invasion and health issues. The citizens fear that the approaching summer will bring with it another set of problems, including water shortage. ... Read More »

Students send out eco-messages

In a major initiative, the children of 71 Pune-based schools participated in an Environmental Awareness Programme organised by the Commonwealth Youth Games 2008. To enhance awareness among the children of schools, interactive sessions on global warming, air & water pollution ... Read More »