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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... »

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... »

Regular Water Supply By HMWS & SB

By HIOC Team

After a pause of the daily supply of the water by Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) for five months, it has resumed daily water supply to the core city from the main reserviors Osmansagar and Himayatsagar. The two reservoirs have reached full tank levels (FTLs) because of drenching rains. Because of... »

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... »

Strom Water Drains to Get Widened

By HIOC Team

As a part of the storm water drain widening work, the GHMC removed six encroachments on the picket nala. There are around 37 structures obstructing the free flow of water on this nala. GHMC said that repairs of the Kukatpally nala will be done soon as they were 97 encroachments. The other areas which... »

HMDA Plans To Improve The Water Quality Of HussainSagar Lake

By HIOC Team

Bio-remediation is being planned by Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) for Hussainsagar lake apart from taking various measures for bringing up the past glory of the lake. Engineered microbial cultures are being added to the water of the polluted lake for improving the quality of the water, as a part of bio-remediation process. This... »

Nala Turns Into a Garbage Dump Affecting Residents

By correspondent

Cleanliness and civic sense are like two sides of a coin. If one is missing then the presence of the other is not at all useful. Just this is the case with the Nullah that passes between Jubilee bus station and the LIC colony at West Marredpally. From the past eight months, the Nullah... »

Sewage Polluting Underground Water Table in Hyderabad Outskirts

By HIOC Team

There is an urgent need of upgrading old sewerage system with laying of proper underground drainage lines and replacement of old water pipelines in the outskirt areas of the Hyderabad. The extended areas of Greater Hyderabad have a primitive sewage disposal system, septic tanks. According to the environment and health experts, there will be... »

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