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Waste to Resource

February 2016

Today, the problem of construction and demolition (C&D) waste is becoming too hard to handle. It´s time for city corporations to take immediate actio...

Infrastructure, Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Urban Development, MoUD, TIFAC, CSE, Mckinsey, Avikal Somvanshi, CSE, Dr Soumen Maity, Development Alternatives, Wood, Metal, Steel Rods, Unbroken Ceramics

A Towering problem

February 2016

Earlier last month, civic authorities sealed a mobile tower atop a school building in the town of Aurangabad in the state of Maharashtra after reside...

Criss-crossing, Radio frequencies, Mormugao Municipal Council, Pollution Control Board, Prakash Munshi, CDMA, Wi-Fi, ICNIRP, NGO, BIR, IARC, Girish Kumar, Dr. Leszczynski, FCC, ARPANSA

Water - Going with the Flow

December 2015

H SUBRAMANIAM examines the major initiatives that will create promising opportunities in the water sector. All industries that draw groundwater for t...

H Subramaniam, NOC, Central Ground Water Authority, CGWA, Pollution Control Board, ZLD solutions, Smart Cities, Earth Water Group, Indian Water Industry

Connecting the dots

October 2015

Conventional sewage treatment systems, favoured by engineers and bureaucrats, are incapable of doing the job. So the smart cities have been picked an...

Sewage Treatment Systems, Ministry of Urban Development, Roads, Power, Water, Smart Cities, Swacch Bharat Mission (Urban), Central Pollution Control Board´s, CPCB, Nitya Jacob, WaterAid India

Blue Gold

October 2015

Warring nations over water may sound apocalyptic, but there is no denying water is going to be a major restraint on urbanisation. Basic demand-supply...

Water Wars, Blue Gold, Water Conflict, Mozambique, Nitya Jacob, WaterAid India, Central Pollution Control Board, CPCB, AB Pandya, Central Water Commission, Central Ground Water Board, CGWB, Suhas, Pyrocrat Systems LLP, Swacch Bharat Abhiyan

The Government has started supporting PPP and introduced reforms

October 2015

Discharge of untreated sewage is the biggest cause for water pollution. The large gap between the generation of waste-water and its treatment has led...

Rishabh Sethi, SPML Infra Limited, CPCB, Central Pollution Control Board, CAGR, PPP, Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, National Clean Ganga Mission, Zero Liquid Discharge, Decentralized Waste-water Treatment Systems, DEWATS

Decentralised Wastewater Management Systems

August 2015

Urban India is bracing for a unique and difficult challenge of shortage of freshwater as well as managing increased wastewater. Urban India is experi...

Urban India, Wastewater, Central Pollution Control Board, Sewage Water Treatment Plants, Anaerobic Sludge Blanket, Prakash Javedkar, Common Effluent Treatment Plants, JnNURM, City Sanitation Plans, DEWATS, Biochemical Oxygen Demand, Ranjan K Panda

India Cements Yerraguntla unit in AP faces closure order

August 2013

For non-compliance of its directions and standards on pollution control, the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) has ordered closure of In...

pollution control, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board, India Cements, Yerraguntla, Kadapa district
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