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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Guwahati Municipal Corporation initiates cleanliness survey

Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) along with the Kamrup (Metro) district administration initiated a survey among city-based schools, educational institutions and government offices to assess cleanliness across the city about the programme Swachh Sarvekshan 2018. Monalisa Goswami, GMC Commissioner, stated, “We have been taking several initiatives to make Guwahati the cleanest city. She also spoke about […]

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WheelStreet initiates dock-less motorbikes on Indian roads

By now the world is familiar with the rise of on-demand bicycle services, which started out with Mobike and Ofo in China, but one startup in India is twisting the concept slightly to bring dock-less motorbikes to the streets of India. The initiative is called WheelStreet Go allows users to rent a scooter for short-term […]

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CM inaugurates waste management in Gurugram and Faridabad

Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, inaugurated the integrated waste management project for Gurgaon and Faridabad. He laid foundation stones of 11 solid waste transfer stations in Gurgaon and said four more stations will be added soon. Khattar said, “The entire state has been divided into 15 clusters for waste management and global tenders […]

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PMC divert funds for cleaning purposes

Pune Municipal Corporations general body has diverted about Rs10 crore from the budget allocated to the proposed bicycle plan for carrying out cleaning work in the wards. “The civic cycle project is very important. Its money should not have been diverted. The civic administration should have opposed the diversion stressing that promotion of cycles was […]

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