Wastewater treatment Current Affairs, GK & News

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 by 2025. Six Point Action Plan Chief Minister announced understated six-point action plan: Sewer Treatment– ..

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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 is essential to remove pathogenic microorganisms that causes water-borne diseases. But, chemical methods like chlorination ..

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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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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 ..

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