‘Recognise small-scale sanitation as a viable alternative’
Study reveals findings about small-scale Sewage Treatment Plants
रोजाना मौत के चैंबर में घुसते हैं सफाई कर्मचारी
2013 से सीवर और सेप्टिक टैंकों की हाथ से सफाई प्रतिबंधित है लेकिन, आंकड़े कुछ और कहते हैं
Bengaluru's largest lake catches fire yet again; waste burning, untreated sewage to be blamed
Locals have time and again approached the civic authority to stop the discharge of chemicals and other toxic substances from factories and …
The Modi government has invested hugely in its mission to clean the Ganga, inviting companies and countries to offer their technological expertise.…
After NGT asks for stringent norms for STPs — a new dilemma
Switching to new norms for all existing and upcoming sewage treatment plants (STPs) is going to be a mammoth task
मल से मालामाल करने वाले शख्स थे ध्रुबज्योति घोष
ध्रुबज्योति घोष ने मल में मौजूद पोषक तत्वों की मदद से पूर्वी कोलकाता वाटरलैंड्स को पावरहाउस में तब्दील कर दिया। उन्होंने 16 फरवरी को ...
Appetite for sewage
Bacteria feed on pollutants in sewage, kill odour, but are they a complete solution?
Swimming in sewage
After long denial, Haryana recognises Najafgarh lake as water body
The NGT has now directed Delhi government to take appropriate steps in accordance with law for revival of the lake
Many townships in Greater Noida are not connected to the sewage system
NGT scraps 2017 ministry note easing sewage treatment norms
The standards were diluted by the notification that permitted more pollutants than what was allowed under the 2015 CPCB draft
Just a lament
Banned by bias?
Minister claims Ganga will be 70-80% cleaner by March 2019, but is it realistic?
So far, the government has focussed largely on curbing flow of untreated sewage into the river, but not on managing faecal sludge
The power of sewage
Maharashtra is all set to use treated sewage water in thermal power plants. Can this move be scaled up?
Sewage treatment plant failure leads to jaundice outbreak in Shimla
More than 1,000 people get jaundice as city’s sewage mixes with the drinking water supply
A civilisational loss
For more than two decades, Huta Ram Baidya has led the Save Bagmati River campaign. An affable, octogenarian activist and Nepal’s first …
Flush, but don't forget
Court digest: Major environment hearings in February
While every week, Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, high courts and National Green Tribunal, here …
A story between ‘legal’ and ‘illegal’
Nobody knows (or rather, nobody wants to say) who will regulate the “permissible” and ensure that what is not permissible does not …
Waste of a move
A new material could soon be used to remove pollutants from toxic wastes