Waste and sanitation in news on April 17

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments around water and sanitation

By DTE Staff
Published: Tuesday 17 April 2018
Credit: Eli Duke
Credit: Eli Duke Credit: Eli Duke

More than 500 samples of water found unfit in Ahmedabad

According to the testing conducted by the health department officials, some 567 samples of water collected by officials were found to be unfit this year.

Plea on water table depletion

The National Green Tribunal has sought a detailed list of industries operating in Ghaziabad and Hapur districts, causing adverse effects on water table.

Thane municipal officials deny debris dumping in Ulhas Esturay wetland

Environmentalists allege that the dumping is not only in violation of the Bombay High Court's orders but will also affect the mudflat ecology.

Environment ministry notifies amended Rules on plastic waste management

The amended rules prescribe a central registration system for the registration of producers, importers and brand owners.

PFC enters Waste-to-Energy segment, lends Rs 290 cr to Bawana project

State-run Power Finance Corporation announced a foray into funding waste-to-energy projects by lending Rs 290 crore to Bawana project in Delhi.

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