Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

powai lake


BMC issues tender to stop discharge of sewer water in Powai Lake

July 17, 2022 12:16 am

The BMC received several complaints of water from sewers being released into the lake due to which it always appears to be full, but the discharge of unclean water led to an increase in hyacinths and algae content in the water body.

Bombay HC reserves verdict in pleas against Powai cycle track, continues stay on construction

April 26, 2022 5:56 am

The plea sought directions to restore the site to its original form with immediate effect, till the information on the project is made available in the public domain in its entirety, followed by an all-inclusive public hearing.

IIM status in mind, NITIE carries out infrastructure upgrades on campus

April 25, 2022 10:05 am

A plan is already in motion with projects like new hostels, staff quarters and renovation of old classrooms and lecture halls, strengthening of the boundary wall and beautification of the campus among all with funding under the HEFA (Higher Education Funding Agency).

Environmental assessment for Powai lake

February 02, 2022 7:07 am

Assistant Engineer (Construction) Vishal Bhalekar said, “An expert committee had suggested that a study be conducted.”

Bombay HC extends stay on Powai cycle track construction till January 31

November 17, 2021 7:44 am

The HC passed the order on a public interest litigation (PIL), which challenged the construction of the track as it was allegedly in violation of the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules.

Mangrove cell seeks clarity on construction of cycling track at Powai lake

October 25, 2021 6:45 am

The proposed cycling track project along the Powai Lake boundary has come under opposition from citizens, environmentalists and BJP in the BMC.

Cycling track around Powai lake: Experts’ panel working on detailed project analysis, says BMC

October 09, 2021 7:34 am

In a statement, the BMC said that a six-member committee is working on a detailed project analysis to handhold the civic body for sustainable construction during and after the project.

Stop spraying herbicide in Powai Lake: Pollution board to BMC

September 17, 2021 11:53 pm

Several environmentalists had protested about the herbicide spraying on Powai Lake, reasoning that it was a crocodile habitat.

Stop spraying chemicals in Powai lake to control water hyacinths: Environmentalists to BMC

September 14, 2021 12:58 am

The BMC has for long been trying to remove hyacinths from Powai lake.

Mumbai: Stop cycle track construction along Powai lake to save crocodiles, says wetland committee member

August 25, 2021 2:38 pm

The road will block access to the crocodiles which need to come ashore to bask and lay eggs, said Stalin D, director of NGO Vanashakti and a member of the Bombay High Court-appointed wetland committee.