Sustainable Water Management Current Affairs, GK & News

New Innovation Challenge by Jal Jeevan Mission

The Jal Jeevan Mission and the Department of Industry and Internal Trade Promotion have launched an innovation challenge to develop portable water testing equipment. The challenge is called “New Innovation Challenge”. About the Challenge The purpose of this challenge is to develop inexpensive and modular solutions for testing the quality of drinking water. The challenge also ..

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VA Tech Wabag wins Global Water Award

Chennai based leading water technology Indian Multinational VA Tech Wabag Ltd. bagged the prestigious Global Water Award for its 45 million liters a day Tertiary Treatment Reverse Osmosis Plant at Koyambedu, Chennai. Key highlights The plant has won the distinction award under the category of ‘wastewater project of the year’. The plant is one of ..

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Meghalaya approves State Water Policy 2019

The state of Meghalaya has become the first state in the country to adopt the water policy. About Meghalaya State Water Policy 2019 The policy aims to achieve sustainable development, management and use of water resources with community participation. By assuring better water availability the policy aims at improving health and livelihood and reducing vulnerability ..

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Urbanisation and Sustainable Water Management

The report of CAG had referred to the Chennai floods in 2015 as a man-made disaster. On a contradicting note, the city of Chennai is now in the midst of another crisis — of water scarcity. Water Crisis haunting Chennai Even though both have diagonally opposite characteristics the reasons for both can be attributed to causes ..

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