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Delhi Jal Board


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.

Haryana hits back as Delhi Jal Board says state releasing dirty water

January 13, 2020 9:18 am

Calling Mohaniya’s statement false, Amit Arya, media advisor to the Haryana Chief Minister, said it was an attempt to malign the state’s image. Arya also said that similar allegations made earlier by DJB were found baseless by CPCB.

Delhi Jal Board project to let people check water quality in their locality online

January 12, 2020 10:11 am

DJB officials associated with the project told The Indian Express that the pilot would be implemented in South and South West Delhi first. It is expected to be expanded to cover the entire city in around three to six months,

‘First such water project in country’: DJB vice chairman on potable water

December 30, 2019 5:20 am

DJB vice-chairman Dinesh Mohaniya speaks to The Indian Express on how the project will be implemented and funded, while ensuring water quality.

Delhi: To show tap water safe, CM has a gulp

December 28, 2019 1:16 am

The quality of supplied water in Delhi has been a matter of debate for over a month.

DJB says 98% of 4,200 water samples found satisfactory

December 05, 2019 3:54 am

The sample tests were ordered after a report on water quality by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which was released last month, claimed that all 11 samples which were picked up had failed quality tests.

Ram Vilas Paswan: BIS doesn’t have to accept DJB water report

November 27, 2019 2:15 am

DJB officials have been testing five water samples from homes in all municipal wards of the capital after the BIS report, released by Paswan, ranked Delhi as the worst among 21 cities for drinking water quality.

Either work or leave: SC pulls up officials over poor air, water

November 26, 2019 2:48 am

The bench, which quizzed Delhi Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Dev about steps taken to deal with pollution in the national capital, noted that there were reports that “impure water is being supplied” and also “contrary reports that the samples were manipulated”.


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.