Category: Healthy Cities

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) announces Water Convention 2020

The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is the global platform to share and co-create innovative water solutions. The Water Convention is a key pillar of the SIWW programme which is jointly organised by the International Water Association (IWA). The water convention serves as a platform for engaging discussions and debates among water leaders and practitioners […]

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L&T adopts sustainable solid waste management measures at MTHL project site

  The Mumbai Trans Harbor Link (MTHL) project is one of the most awaited infrastructure projects in Mumbai city partly because it has been a long-delayed one but, more importantly, because it will ease traffic congestion towards New Mumbai and beyond. At its peak time, the project is estimated to have a 4,500+ workforce and […]

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Smart Water Meter Market

The global smart water meter market is expected to reach 81.52 million units, in terms of volume, by 2026. The market is projected to expand at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13.42% from 2018 to 2026. According to the report, the global market is expected to continue to be influenced by a range […]

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India’s first international conference on Sustainable Water Management

  The Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Acharya Devvrat delivered the inaugural address at the first International Conference being organized under the aegis of National Hydrology Project, Union Ministry of Water Resources (MOWR), River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation (RDGR) by Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on the theme ‘Sustainable Water Management’ during December 10-11, 2018 […]

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Nagpur Recycles over 90% of Sewage Waste

The city of Nagpur is gearing up to lead the country towards a sustainable future. The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is planning to treat and reuse over 90 percent of its sewage waste. The civic body aims to achieve 100 percent of waste treatment and reuse in the near future. It is following the module […]

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BBMP revamps Waste Management goals

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is re-framing its waste management laws. They have published a revised circular on the 1st of March 2019 to deal with the exceeding garbage menace in the city. The BBMP committee said collection, transportation and disposal of mixed waste in the city were not in compliance with the law. […]

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East Delhi declared Open Defecation Free

  East Delhi is now recognised by the Quality Council of India (QCI) as Open Defecation Free. Seventeen areas falling under the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) were surveyed and examined by QCI on the 19th and 20th of March to provide the final approval on ODF declaration. The inspection was held after EDMC sent […]

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HCCB & Waste Ventures launch plastic recycling initiative

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) has collaborated with Waste Ventures India Ltd, a social enterprise in waste management, to launch a project in Hyderabad which will function in recycling plastic waste and enable a circular economy. Shukla Wassan, Executive Director, Legal and Corporate Affairs, HCCB, while flagging off the collection vehicles at the waste segregation facility […]

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E-waste management panel to be set up soon in Bhopal

The state of Madhya Pradesh is considering of setting up an e-waste management committee comprising representatives of academic institutions, non-government and administrative organisations. The committee will advise the MP Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) and government on e-waste management. Anupam Rajan, Principal Secretary and Chairman of MPPCB said that the formation of the committee at a […]

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Finnish startup resolutes to improve Indias indoor air quality

To improve the indoor air quality, Ceraheat Oy, a Finnish tech startup with its innovative indoor glass heating solutions is looking to offer tangible solutions to improve indoor air quality in the Indian household. According to a report by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), the ill-effects of indoor air pollution result in about […]

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