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Delhi Jal Board


Water pipelines damaged after road caves in, supply in outer southwest Delhi to be affected

May 23, 2021 10:47 am

The incident has also caused partial damage to a building adjacent to Khaira Road near Dhansa Stand metro station, said a spokesperson of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

No plans to restrict or cut water supply to Covid hospitals: Delhi Jal Board

May 06, 2021 7:42 pm

The statement comes a day after the DJB said low water levels in the Yamuna will affect water supply in parts of south, central, north, west Delhi, the cantonment area and the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area until the situation improves.

Water supply to be affected Saturday onwards in parts of Delhi, says Jal Board

April 30, 2021 3:42 pm

In a statement, the Delhi Jal Board claimed that Haryana was not releasing the required amount of water in the river which is causing a shortage in the capital.

Water supply to be affected in parts of Delhi for a week starting from Saturday evening

April 17, 2021 3:16 pm

In a statement, the DJB said supply will remain affected in parts of east, north east, south Delhi and the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) areas till the situation improves.

DJB accuses Haryana of 'criminal negligence' for reducing Delhi’s water supply, dumping waste into Yamuna

April 13, 2021 10:04 pm

Speaking at the Delhi Secretariat, Delhi Jal Board vice chairperson Raghav Chadha said Haryana was “wilfully violating the right to life” of people in Delhi by not releasing the agreed amount of water in the river and dumping waste into it.

Delhi: Notice to DJB, IGL and irrigation dept for ‘encroaching’ Asola sanctuary area

March 29, 2021 3:15 am

The notice was issued earlier this month, officials said, for an apparent violation of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972 by the agencies.

Water for parks: National Green Tribunal asks South body, Delhi Jal Board to reach a consensus

March 28, 2021 2:11 am

In an application before the Tribunal, the South MCD said it maintains 6,822 parks in the capital, where borewells were being used to extract water for irrigation.

Raghav Chadha seeks L-G Baijal’s intervention in land for DJB

March 27, 2021 2:29 am

In a letter to Anil Baijal, Raghav Chadha said several requests have been made and meetings held on allotment of Gram Sabha and private land to the DJB for building decentralised sewage treatment plants and sewage pumping stations.

DJB moves SC against closure of water channel

March 23, 2021 2:09 am

Sources said technical inspections were carried out at a site in Punjab where the embankment and waterbed of the Bhakra Main Line (BML), which carries about 232 million gallons per day (MGD) of water to the capital from Ravi and Beas rivers, is damaged.

Water supply in Delhi to be a challenge this summer, says DJB

March 21, 2021 3:05 am

During summers, the average demand of potable water in Delhi increases more than the average 1,100 million gallons per day (MGD), against which the DJB can only supply 935 MGD.


Water supply to be restored partially: Kapil Mishra

February 22, 2016 7:09 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): With the Army taking control of Munak Canal in Haryana, Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Monday expressed hope that water supply could be partially restored by late evening in the national capital. He also informed that the Delhi Jal Board team is on its way to the Munak Canal, which was earlier seized by Jat community members, demanding reservation in government jobs.

MCD workers protest outside Kapil Mishra's residence

February 09, 2016 8:48 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) workers staged a protest outside Delhi Jal Board Chairman Kapil Mishra’s residence on Tuesday. They raised slogans against Mishra over non-payment of dues. The protestors also threw garbage outside Mishra’s residence. The agitators raised slogans against Kapil Mishra and also carried placards with messages denouncing the minister.

Water supply in Delhi to be normal by evening: Kapil Mishra

January 21, 2016 7:09 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Commenting on the issue of water supply affected with ammonia, Delhi Jal Board Chairman Kapil Mishra on Thursday said that the situation will relapse to normality by evening. Mishra praised the Jal Board workers, adding that the production was restored and necessary steps were taken by the team to curb the problem. He further said that samples were taken after every half-an-hour to assure that water with ammonia doesn’t reach the people of Delhi.