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Houses, institutions to be fined for not harvesting rainwater in Delhi

The Delhi Jal Board passed the resolution in its board meeting held on August 19 and set a deadline of March next year to install RWH systems in buildings built after July 2001.

Delhi: 14 sewage plants stuck, green panel raps Jal Board

Senior DJB officials told The Sunday Express the project has run into financial and land issues, resulting in little progress to control sewage entering drains leading into the Yamuna.


Groundwater drying up, few takers for treated wastewater at Delhi parks

DDA vice-chairman Tarun Kapoor said pipelines for carrying treated wastewater have been laid in Dwarka, but get choked sometimes “because of muck”.

Delhi Jal Board mishap: Two days later, body of second worker found inside pipeline

Sharma and two others, Shah Rukh Khan (25) and Ankit (19), were swept into the drain while working on the Delhi Jal Board’s interceptor sewage project in West Delhi on Friday.

A day later, no trace of two labourers on Delhi Jal Board project

The fire services were joined by a 16-member team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to locate the two missing labourers — Ankit (19) and Devender Sharma (25) — who were working on the Delhi Jal Board project Friday morning.

Working on Delhi Jal Board project, one dead, two missing

Police are also exploring eyewitness claims that the workers fainted after inhaling toxic gases, and said a post-mortem will confirm what exactly transpired.


Delhi Jal Board mishap: For firemen, hopeless wait for signs of life

“The flow is strong and the drain is very deep. Till water is diverted, men can’t enter it. Plus it’s not a river, it’s a tunnel, so swimming to conduct the rescue is next to impossible,” fire chief Atul Garg said.

Four Delhi Jal Board workers suspended after ‘drinking at office’ video

Dinesh Mohaniya, vice-chairman of the board, said that two of the men were peons and two were water meter readers.

Pipe dream: Pilot project shows Delhi's ambitious 24x7 water supply scheme a long shot

On an average, each household in Delhi gets around four hours of water supply per day. The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) supplies around 935 million gallons of water per day (MGD) against the demand of 1,140 MGD.

Delhi Jal board VC seeks more security after BJP gherao outside CEO office

The delegation had occupied CEO Nikhil Kumar’s office in Jhandewalan late Tuesday afternoon, claiming that some areas were either being supplied murky water or no water at all.

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Water supply to be restored partially: Kapil Mishra

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

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

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.