Wastewater Current Affairs, GK & News

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 share insights, network and do business. It provides opportunity to focus on current issues and ..

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China to set up Public Platform to track Polluters

The Environment Ministry of China recently announced to set up a new Public Information Platform that will allow the public to track emissions from the polluting enterprises. The platform will come into effect on March 1, 2021. Highlights The Public Information Platform will help the authorities to prosecute the public who will break the rules. ..

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Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launches 5th edition of Swachh Survekshan 2020

In New Delhi, the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched the 5th edition of the annual cleanliness survey – Swachh Survekshan 2020 (SS 2020) – with theme “Cleanliness is Our Right’’. The survey will be conducted in January 2020. On this occasion, the MoHUA also launched Swachh Nagar app for waste ..

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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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November 19: World Toilet Day

The World Toilet Day (WTD) is observed every year across the world on 19 November to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. The theme for year 2017 is Wastewater. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Observance of the day seeks to draw attention ..

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