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Fatberg is a mass in the sewer syste, It is formed by the combination of non biodegradable matter, wet wipes, condoms, cooking fat and grease. It obstructs the flow of sewage water as days pass by. REcently the south west coast of Australia was found polluted by the fatberg. The sewage treatment plants remove these ..
In Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated a 175 km long of sewerage network at Prayagraj, which will carry 7.8 Cr litres sewage water per day to existing STPs (Sewage Treatment Plants) at Salori, Kodra & Ponghat for treatment which earlier ended up in Ganga. He also laid the foundation stone for ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Allahabad • Environmental engineering • Ganges • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers • sanitation • Sarasvati River • Sewage • Sewerage • Sewerage (Scotland) Act • States and union territories of India • Yamuna
Dr Harsh Vardhan, the union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate change (MoEF&CC), has inaugurated air pollution control device – Wind Augmentation Purifying Unit (WAYU) at ITO in New Delhi. WAYU is developed by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research –National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) to mitigate air pollution at traffic junctions. The prototype ..
Topics: Air pollution • Building biology • Contents • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research • Environmental engineering • Environmental health • Ministry of Science and Technology • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute • Pollutant • Pollution • Volatile organic compound
The IIT Kharagpur has decided to set up a Re-Water Research Center to replenish and rejuvenate water resources. It will be seed-funded by two alumni members – Aneesh Reddy & Aditya Choubey. The purpose of the ‘Aditya Choubey Center for Re-Water Research’ is to tackle the challenge of resolving two burning issues faced by urban ..
Topics: Chemical elements • Chemistry • Drinking water • Environmental engineering • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur • Kharagpur • Physical sciences • sanitation • Sewage treatment • Water • Water pollution
Gujarat government launches ‘Reuse of Treated Waste Water Policy’ to reduce state’s dependence on fresh water
The Gujarat government has launched its ‘Reuse of Treated Waste Water Policy’ in Gandhinagar, which aims to reduce the state’s dependence on fresh water sources like the Narmada river. The policy will promote the use of treated wastewater and will see the setting up of Sewage Treatment Plants (STP) in all major towns and cities ..
Topics: Aquatic ecology • Chennai MetroWater Supply and Sewage Board • Environmental engineering • Euthenics • Public health • sanitation • Sewage treatment • Sewerage • Wastewater • Wastewater treatment • Water • Water pollution
To comply with the Supreme Court’s 2012 order, the Union Cabinet has approved the constitution of a ‘special committee for inter-linking of rivers’. In February 2012, the Supreme Court gave a green signal for interlinking of rivers. As per the Court’s order, the formation of such a committee is necessary to take firm steps to fix ..