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Delhi Jal Board


Water supply hit: DJB writes to Haryana again

June 10, 2022 8:25 am

The letter written notes that level of the pond at Wazirabad had fallen to 667.60 ft against the required level of 674.50 ft.

Yamuna nearly dry, water supply in Delhi to be hit from tomorrow

May 16, 2022 9:02 pm

A statement from the DJB stated that the water level at the Wazirabad pond had fallen to 669.40 ft, against a normal level of around 674.50 ft. The level at the pond has fallen further from 671.80 ft on May 12.

Yamuna level low, water supply likely to be hit in Delhi on Friday

May 13, 2022 1:21 pm

The DJB has once again requested the Haryana Irrigation Department to supply 150 cusecs of additional water “till the arrival of monsoon, when sufficient raw water is available in River Yamuna”.

25,000 homes in East Delhi to get free sewer connections: Govt

May 06, 2022 1:24 am

These free connections will be provided in 12 colonies in Karawal Nagar and Mustafabad, for which an amount of Rs 19 crore has been allocated.

Water level depletes in Yamuna, Delhi Jal Board requests Haryana to release more

May 03, 2022 7:41 pm

The DJB has requested the Haryana Irrigation Department to supply an additional 150 cusecs of water “till the arrival of monsoon when sufficient raw water is available in the Yamuna”.

Summer action plan to curb pollution in Delhi to kick off on Tuesday

April 12, 2022 7:26 am

The ‘summer action plan’ to mitigate air pollution from April to September will begin on Tuesday. It is being rolled out in a manner that is similar to the winter action plan that was in place last winter to deal with sources of air pollution.

Delhi: Jal Board & NDMC issue, then withdraw, Ramzan circulars for employees

April 06, 2022 8:26 am

In a fresh order issued on Tuesday, the DJB stated: “A circular was issued on April 4 for short leave to Muslim employees during the days of Ramzan. Now the competent authority has decided to withdraw the order with immediate effect.”

Delhi Police apprehend three men after two labourers die at Kondli sewage treatment plant

March 31, 2022 2:37 pm

Priyanka Kashyap, DCP (East) said, “We have registered a case under IPC (Indian Penal Code) section 304 A (causing death by negligence) and section of Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers & Their Rehabilitation Act.”

Delhi Jal Board's interceptor sewer project nears completion

February 20, 2022 8:28 am

The facility to ‘trap’ the sewage in the drains is mostly complete, except for a stretch in Seelampur that will be completed by March, according to a senior DJB official.

Delhi Jal Board pushes for rainwater harvesting training in schools

February 16, 2022 11:05 am

Schools will conduct workshops on rainwater harvesting this month with resources provided by the Jal Board.


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.