World Water Congress and Exhibition 2022
The International Water Association’s World Water Congress and Exhibition was organized in Denmark from September 1 to 15. Key facts The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is organized every few years across the world to bring together experts to ..
Tags: Denmark • Jal Shakti Ministry • Wastewater • Wastewater treatment
Month: Current affairs - September, 2022
Category: Environment Current Affairs • Events Current Affairs • International / World Current Affairs • Summits and Conferences
Delhi pledges to clean Yamuna by 2025
Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, pledged to clean Yamuna River completely by 2025 recently. Key Points He announced a six-point action plan to clean the holy river. He also promised to make Yamuna River fit for drinking and bathing ..
Tags: Sewerage Treatment Plants • Wastewater treatment • Yamuna River
Month: Current Affairs - November, 2021
SWASTIIK Technology for Disinfecting Water
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune has launched a new technique called SWASTIIK to disinfect water by using natural oils. It was launched because, water-borne diseases have increased India’s disease burden. How SWASTIIK is different from existing methods? Disinfection of water ..
Tags: Jal Jeevan mission • SWASTIIK Technology for Disinfecting Water • Wastewater treatment • water borne diseases • Water pollution
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
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 ..
Tags: Addressing Water Crisis • Chennai • Sustainable Water Management • Wastewater treatment • Water treatment
Month: Current Affairs - August, 2020
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 ..
Tags: Aquatic ecology • Chennai MetroWater Supply and Sewage Board • Environmental engineering • Euthenics • Public health