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Delhi Jal Board


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”.

Delhi Jal Board sets up pilot plant to treat 4 million gallons of sewage water a day

November 18, 2019 6:15 pm

As part of the process, the drain water is made to go through an electrocoagulation reactor, which removes iron sludge from the water.

‘Free cleaning of septic tanks at more than 800 unauthorised colonies’

November 16, 2019 1:07 am

DJB CEO Nikhil Kumar told reporters that out of the capital’s 1,797 notified unauthorised colonies, 430 have sewer lines.

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

August 31, 2019 8:32 am

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.


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.