Page-6 of Water pollution Current Affairs, GK & News
In order to address the acute shortage of water the state of Gujarat is facing, the State government has come up with a detailed plan to limit the supply of fresh water only for drinking and irrigation purposes, while the growing demand of industries will be met through treated wastewater to be supplied by the ..
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 ..
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
Kosi is referred as sorrow of Bihar. In 2008 it breached the embankment in Kushaha (Nepal) and shifted 108 km eastwards. The recurrent calamities along the banks of Kosi could be due to 1,082 million tonnes of silt that has been deposited in it in the last 54 years. This has come out in a ..