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Illegal Sewerage Rampant in Hyderabad

By HIOC Team

According to HMWSSB data, there are more than one lakh sewerage connections in the GHMC limits, of which most are unauthorised and illegal. Entities such as restaurants, hostels, hotels, private hospitals, multiplexes, theatres and function halls indulge in such illegal connections and thus, dodge levies collected as water cess by the authorities. Reportedly, there... »

Musi Riverfront to be Developed in the Lines of Necklace Road

By HIOC Team

9 Oct 11: GHMC is coming up with a makeover plan of the Musi riverfront between Puranapul to Nagole with an estimated budget of Rs.200 to 250 crore. It is planning to make this stretch a tourist destination as similar to Necklace road. As of now, GHMC has called for proposals from the consultants,... »

Even Deep Sediments of Hussainsagar Lake are Polluted

By HIOC Team

6 Sep 11: Researchers have found that even the deep sediments of Hussainsagar Lake are polluted. Though the surface water contains Calcium, Iron, Molybdenum, Magnesium and Silicon in high amounts than what is suggested by the BIS and Indian Council of Medical Research, the bed of the lake does not stand behind. Further, the... »

Ground Water in Hyderabad Unfit for Drinking

By HIOC Team

30 Aug 11: A study conducted on ground water quality in the city by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) reveals that the city’s ground water is polluted with many chemical contaminants being present in more than the permissible amounts. In view of the tests carried out, the board has suggested that the ground... »

Cleaning of Nalas to Make Hussainsagar Clean

By HIOC Team

22 Jun 11: The cleaning works of three nalas connecting Hussainsagar are being taken up by Hyderabad Metropolitan Authority (HMDA) under the Hussainsagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project (HCIP), with the financial assistance from Japan International Cooperation Agency. These works include dredging and disposal of waste sediments from the nalas connecting Hussainsagar. There... »

Drinking Water in City Unsafe

By HIOC Team

A city based NGO, Joint Action for Water (JAW), had tested 902 water samples from 30 basthis in Chadeghat, Rasoolpura, Saidabad, Sanathnagar, Bholakpur and Musheerabad between 2010 September and February 2011 and found that 663 samples were unsafe for human consumption. 52 samples were contaminated by bacteria and another 29 samples had high Flouride... »

Coloured Water in Few Areas of City Found Safe to Drink

By HIOC Team

The areas under Mir Alam Filter Service area, like Jahnuma, Daraulshifa, Bahadurpura, Ziaguda, etc. were recently supplied with coloured drinking water. Responding to the complaints from the residents, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board, had conducted chemical analysis and found no harmful bacteria in the water. It said that the water is... »

Musi – Now a Target for Dumping Sewerage

By HIOC Team

According to Hyderabad Metro Water and Sewerage Board, 1,000 million litres of sewerage from the city is being dumped in Musi River. In these only 550 litres is being treated by the 3 STPs. According to GHMC officials, Hyderabad produces about 340 million of gallons of sewage per day and 4,000 metric tonnes of... »

HMWS&SB Comes Up With Air Tech Machines for Sewer Cleaning

By HIOC Team

Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board started sewer cleaning at night in major areas of the city using advanced air tech machines. The work had already started in areas of Secunderabad, Charminar, Yakutpura, Bahadurpura and Chandrayanagutta. The specific places where the work will take place are Engine Bowli cross road in Bahadurpura, Boudhanagar... »

Steps to Prevent Industrial Discharge

By HIOC Team

A meeting was recently conducted under the chairmanship of HMDA metropolitan commissioner to discuss to form the committee to take measures to prevent discharge of industrial effluents into Jeedimetla and Kukatpally nalas. It is also said that these industrial effluents are posing serious threat to the Hussainsagar lake as the water from Kukatpally and... »

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