SEWAGE

  • Abysmal Condition of Alwar Hospital November 23, 2014

    CJ Samar Gupta exposes unhygienic critical ward Alwar hospital ...
  • Delhi Jal Board starts trial run of interceptor sewage project September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Jal Board on Friday started the trial run of the interceptor sewage project aimed at checking pollution of Yamuna. The trial run for the firstphase, involving interception of 9 million gallons per day of sewage in Palam drain and diverting it to Pappan Kalan Sewage Treatment Plant (STP)...
  • Three workers die of suffocation after falling in Max hospital's septic tank December 3, 2013

    Three people including a supervisor died of suffocation after falling in a septic tank in Dehradun, police said. The incident took place on Monday when the two workers Akshay and Rakesh fell in the septic tank of Max hospital while cleaning it, their supervisor Manmohan also got inside the tank...
  • Congress demands Delhi's mayors' resignation July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's parliamentary secretary Mukesh Sharma on Saturday said the mayors of the three civic agencies should resign for poor preparedness for the downpour that brought the capital to its knees. "It is because of the corruption and carelessness of the the BJPruled civic agencies that...
  • Record floods reach Budapest, Suzuki halts plant June 10, 2013

    Budapest: The river Danube was set to reach record levels in Budapest on Sunday night and dikes have been strengthened at critical points to protect the capital from flooding, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. Tens of thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes and there have been at...
  • Half of Delhi's sewage released into Yamuna untreated: CAG April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Only 54 per cent of the total sewage generated in the national capital is treated by Delhi Jal Board and the rest 313 MGD of waste is released into Yamuna untreated. The Comptroller and Auditor General, in its report for the fiscal ending March 2012 which was tabled...
  • Hyderabad: Water Board faces heat from GHMC August 13, 2012

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) is facing the heat from the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) for their failure for not upgrading sewerage network in the Greater Hyderabad limits. Due to lack of sewerage network, nearly 75 percent of sewage that is generated in the city...
  • World Environment Day: Sewage, climate change affecting Ganga June 5, 2012

    Experts point out climate change and flowing of sewage into the Ganga is affecting the river adversely. ...
  • Your milk packet may contain sewage water May 29, 2012

    Mumbai: If you thought adulterating milk meant diluting it with water, heres a disgusting reality check. Cops caught four milk vendors redhanded selling milk packets mixed with sewage water to customers in Vile Parle (East) in Mumbai on Monday. The milk vendors were engaged in this act since the past...
  • Twoinone device cleans up sewage, produces fuel March 30, 2012

    b>Washington: An innovative device as big as a washing machine kills two birds with one stone it harnesses bugs to clean up municipal sewage and produces fuel. Commercial versions of the twoinone device, an aspect of microbial fuel cell (MFC) being developed by Orianna Bretschger's team at the J Craig...
  • Now, 'PooGloos' that can eat all sewage January 10, 2011

    Washington: Scientists have developed a new cheap iglooshaped, pollutioneating device that can clean up sewage just as effectively as multimilliondollar treatment facilities. Developed by researchers at the University of Utah, the sewageeating device, called 'PooGloos', use a thriving bacterial biofilm to consume pollutants from sewage lagoons. It consists of a set...
  • Aamir Khan honoured with Padma Bhushan January 25, 2010

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Aamir Khan, enjoying unprecedented public acclaim with his hit film 3 Idiots, has been conferred with Padma Bhushan, the nation's third highest civilian honour. The 44yearold, who struck gold at the box office with his latest outing 3 Idiots that grossed over Rs 375 crore at the...
  • Watch: Use technology to get pure drinking water September 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Microbiological waste, sewage and even lead is being taken in by you and your family every day because it is in the water that you drink. Take a look at how you can use technology to get pure drinking water for your family. ...
  • CJ takes Mumbai's municipal authorities head on June 24, 2009

    Mumbai: CJ Pradeep Bhatia has had enough of clogged sewage lines and mismanaged drainage system in Mumbai. He is now taking the athorities head on to make sure that the residents of his locality don't have to deal with overflowing sewage lines this monsoon. ...
  • A sewage treatment plant churns out gold as byproduct February 24, 2009

    Suwa: A sewage treatment facility in Suwa Japan has struck gold in its premises. While sifting through waste, workers were shocked to discover that it was laden with gold. The local government may make $170,000 this year from the recovered gold. CNNs Kyung Lah reports from Suwa. ...
  • Electrifying idea: CJ uses water to save electricity May 15, 2008

    Meet 17year old Moxad Thaker for whom saving energy is as important as getting good grades in school. Moxad has designed a conceptual model that harnesses energy from sewage water and converts it into electricity. ...
  • Wheels India responds, denies polluting Chennai February 6, 2008

    A recent citizen journalist report revealed how a residential colony in Chennai battles disease and water pollution everyday [Watch story]. After seeing the CJ report on CNNIBN, Wheels India Limiteds Vice President (HR) V K Subramanian wrote to us explaining that no effluent or sewage is being pumped out of...
  • CJ fights against industrial waste in residential area February 1, 2008

    A residential colony in Chennai battles disease and water pollution everyday. The roads, homes, groundwater all of it is contaminated with effluents dumped from an industrial estate nearby. But now, Citizen Journalist Gunashekar Rajaratnam has taken his battle for survival forward. ...
  • Threat of cholera looming large over Bangalore January 30, 2008

    Bangalore: More than 800 people have been struck by gastroenteritis in Bangalore over the last four days. While the city grapples with the surge, it is now facing the threat of a cholera outbreak, as well Tests by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board have shown that the drinking water...
  • Sewage flood in northern Gaza kills 4 March 27, 2007

    Umm Naser (Gaza Strip): An earth embankment around a cesspool collapsed Tuesday, spewing a river of sewage and mud that killed four people and forced residents to flee from this village in the northern Gaza Strip, officials said. A local official blamed shoddy infrastructure in Umm Naser, a town of...
  • 30 Minutes: The Ganga is dying March 24, 2007

    New Delhi: India's most sacred river, River Ganga, has been reduced to a sewage drain. In this special series, CNNIBN's special investigation team traversed through the river starting right at its source, moving down to Kanpur and Varanasi. The team found that at every step, the river is choked with...
  • No moksha for Ganga in Varanasi November 18, 2006

    Varanasi: The Ganga Action Plan in Varanasi has failed to clean up the holy river. Inspite of a grassroots plan to save the river in this region, the Ganga at Varanasi continues to choke to death. Confluences of rivers are sacred in Hinduism but not in Varanasi it seems, where...