Latest Articles in water pollution

Sustainable Cities Must Be Inclusive

Our current city planning processes are definitely not assessing the carrying capacity of a region, leading to tremendous pressure on existing resources

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NGT directs Karnataka to submit action plan on Bellandur lake

The green panel slammed the Karnataka government for not taking appropriate action to clean the Bellandur lake and said it was not satisfied with the answers given by different authorities in relation to compliance of its directions.

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IARI developing water treatment plant that uses agri waste

The system will include floodplain filtration technique, which includes using plants and microbes, apart from rice husk, for purifying water

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Safe Drinking Water For The Indian Cities

Access of safe drinking water remains a challenge for urban India. Depleting ground water, lack of proper rain water harvesting and rising contamination in the ground water is posing fresh challenge for the Indian cities, especially in low-income or resettlement colonies, which are struggling to get safe and affordable water. While affluent class depend on the water purifier or the bottled water, millions are still dependent on piped water access and other unreliable water sources. Piramal Sarvajal, is an initiative under the aegis of Piramal Foundation, to provide safe drinking water to all. Anuj Sharma, COO, Piramal Sarvajal shares his thoughts with BW SmartCities

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'Drinking Water in India's 66, 663 habitations is Arsenic affected

There are 66,663 areas where drinking water is affected due to the presence of arsenic and fluorides

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Don’t Drink The Water!

Before our cities gear up to become ‘smart’, I would like them to give back my right to take a sip straight out of the tap without fear

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