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Oct 11, 2019
Bihar floods: Fear of dengue outbreak looms over Patna; health dept denies waterlogging to blame for spikeOn Saturday, 85 patients — all hailing from Patna city or the district — tested positive for the dreaded disease.
Oct 08, 2019
Bihar floods: 1,400 villages in 15 districts affected; locals blame dysfunctional infrastructure as health dangers loom largeThe flooded areas of Patna are now facing the threat of diseases such as dengue, malaria and chikungunya.
Jul 05, 2019
Chennai water crisis: Way ahead could encompass decentralised sewage treatment, solutions matching pain with gainIf by some miracle, the population shrank, our water bodies were restored, our economic model changed, and citizens voted for water management — the Chennai water crisis would vanish.
Apr 03, 2019
Ganga water quality has worsened due to untreated sewage, govt should have prioritised clean-up project, says chief of NGOSankat Mochan Foundation, which has been monitoring the quality of the Ganga water for over three decades, found in its latest study that levels of faecal coliform bacteria had risen substantially, while levels of dissolved oxygen had dropped.
Feb 24, 2019
Dal Lake in distress: Kashmir's iconic attraction is facing a slow death by sewage as politicians look the other wayThough the Jammu and Kashmir government claims it makes all efforts to preserve the Dal Lake in Srinagar, there is little proof of effective implementation on the ground of cleanup projects.
Feb 06, 2019
Sewers could be making the water quality of India's great Ganges river worseThe urgency to invest, not only in sewers, but in the treatment of sewage has never been greater.
Jan 17, 2019
Conservancy workers' two decade-struggle highlighted in photo series by Sudharak OlweConservancy workers — manual scavengers employed with urban municipalities — clean (often with their bare hands and few or inadequate tools) excreta and other waste, blocked sewers and drains. Since January 2017, one person has died every five days, on average, while cleaning sewers and septic tanks across the country
Jul 02, 2018
Pakistan General Election goes 'down the drain' as Karachi politician lies in a puddle of sewage to ask for votesTo highlight the unhygienic sewage system in his locality, a candidate from Karachi decided to ask for votes by sitting in a puddle of sewage water.
Apr 08, 2018
Sewage cleaning robots were such a success in Kerala that five more are coming to the stateThe startup was among the participants of the two-day Huddle Kerala conclave, which concluded here 7 March as their stall at the expo drew much attention.
Feb 14, 2018
After Cape Town, Bengaluru set to face major water crisis: Atrocious state of Bellandur Lake a result of apathy by authoritiesIn the 1970s, Bengaluru boast of about 285 lakes; today there are just a little over 190, most of which are polluted with raw sewage.