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DELHI JAL BOARD NEWS

Delhi Jal Board targets March 2023 for a clean Yamuna

November 19, 2020 10:31 am

The Delhi government will set up a modern technology to treat around 150 MGD of polluted water coming from the states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh by natural wetlands and aeration method, the government said.

Delhi's water supply hit, DJB asks UP to expedite work on canal

November 01, 2020 6:59 am

Supply from the canal is crucial for two DJB water treatment plants at Sonia Vihar and Bhagirathi, having a total capacity of 250 million gallons per day (MGD), officials said.

Delhi: Yamuna’s ammonia level shoots up

October 31, 2020 8:38 am

DJB Vice-Chairman Raghav Chadha said water supply in parts of south, east, and north Delhi was affected due to the closure of the plants, adding that it will be restored by Saturday morning.

Four central agencies, MCDs owe Jal Board Rs 6,811 cr: Raghav Chadha

September 30, 2020 9:55 am

The North MCD owes Rs 2,466 crore, South MCD Rs 80 crore and East MCD Rs 49 crore.

Explained: Understanding BIS’ draft standard for drinking water supply

August 23, 2020 9:37 am

The standard holds importance as it is expected to make the process of piped water supply more uniform, especially in rural and underdeveloped areas of the country where the system runs on various government orders and circulars.

High levels of ammonia in Yamuna water: The cause, effect and possible solution

July 31, 2020 1:25 pm

The Delhi Jal Board does not have any specific technology to treat ammonia. The only solution it adapts is to reduce production at three water treatment plants — Wazirabad, Chandrawal and Okhla — which are largely affected by the pollutant.

Delhi: Water storage plan at Palla gets new push with creation of pond

July 19, 2020 5:59 am

The project, steered by the Delhi Irrigation and Flood Control Department (I&FC), was launched by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in August last year to store overflowing water from the river in shallow reservoirs on the floodplains.

Delhi Jal Board denies UP govt claim: No water connections cut

March 30, 2020 1:29 am

In a statement Saturday, the UP government had claimed that migrants were leaving the capital because the Delhi government has snapped their power and water connections.

Disinfectant ordered by Delhi Jal Board stuck in transit due to lockdown

March 29, 2020 5:00 am

A division of the department had ordered 125 litres of disinfectants, on an “immediate basis”, for five of its laboratories at the water and sewage treatment plants on March 14.

Delhi Jal Board acts: Tankers sent to slum that ran out of water

March 28, 2020 3:33 am

Comprising of about a hundred families involved in waste picking, the JJ cluster was not connected to the DJB's water network and the department's water tankers had stopped reaching there since the past few months.

DELHI JAL BOARD VIDEOS

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.