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MITHI RIVER NEWS

One dead, five hurt after four-storey structure collapses on house in Bandra

June 07, 2021 11:12 pm

Local MLA Zeeshan Siddique said the incident happened at around 1.45 am and the deceased hailed from Bihar.

Mumbai: 4 firms express interest in river rejuvenation projects

February 28, 2021 8:25 pm

Apart from Mithi river, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planned rejuvenation and beautification of these three rivers and developing them into tourist places.

BMC to spend Rs 132 crore over 2 years to desilt Mithi River, nullahs across city

February 07, 2021 11:13 pm

These proposals will be tabled in the Standing Committee for final approval and the civic body hopes to start the desilting work by mid-February.

BMC clears proposals worth Rs 569 crore to clean up Mithi river

November 27, 2020 11:33 am

The Shiv Sena-led BMC Standing Committee on Wednesday cleared four proposals related to the project.

Flooding due to Mithi River: BMC plans floodgates at mouth of Mahim Causeway

October 27, 2020 7:27 am

According to officials, the idea is to prevent entry of seawater into the Mithi River during high tide by construction of a dam or floodgates with pumping arrangements at the outfall locations.

Maharashtra: 25-year-old man jumps into Mithi for a swim, feared drowned

September 05, 2019 3:29 am

The incident took place at around 4.15 pm on Wednesday but at the time of going to press, police and fire brigade officials were still trying to trace him.

BMC plans to appoint consultant for Mithi river project

May 29, 2019 12:42 am

According to the proposal, under the Mithi River Water Quality Improvement Programme — worth Rs 670 crore — the BMC has decided to find a permanent solution for continuous discharge of sewerage into the river.

Mithi river: Crores spent as flood mitigation recommendations gather dust

May 27, 2019 2:37 am

The Mithi River Development and Protection Authority (MRDPA) was formed in 2006 to coordinate between the MMRDA and BMC for the restoration of Mithi and to mitigate flooding. However, the committee has not met even once since 2013. The MRPDA is headed by the state’s chief minister.

‘Anything but mithi’, say local residents

May 27, 2019 7:01 am

Mithi is anything but what its name suggests — sweet. Originating at Vihar lake, the Mithi is now covered with water hyacinth, garbage, plastic, sewage, traversing 17.8 km through slums, squatters, industrial and residential complexes of Powai, Saki Naka, Kurla and Vakola before ending at Mahim.

Hardlook: Cleaning Mithi river

May 27, 2019 2:35 am

‘Wall along Mithi, concretised bed a major problem,’ says Lawyer Afroz Shah