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Drinking Water
Health  /  Published 21.01.21

Easy ways to stay hydrated

Drink room temperature water Cold water leads to more water loss and slows down digestion. No fixed number We have always asked to drink eight glasses of water. But find out your own requirement. ...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 16.12.20

Eat, drink and be merry

When should one drink water? Is it correct to drink it before, during or after a meal? Basically, one should drink water whenever one is thirsty. The urine should always be a light lemon yellow in co...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Rainwater fit to drink in Sunderbans

An NGO on Saturday inaugurated a system in a Sunderbans village that will purify rainwater and make it fit for residents to drink. Safe drinking water is a major problem in the area, where most peopl...
By Brinda Sarkar in Samsernagar (Sunderbans)

Calcutta  /  Published 21.10.20

Salt Lake water leaks plugged

The underground pipeline network in Salt Lake’s IA Block that had sprung leaks in at least five places and triggered a water crisis in a few blocks was repaired early on Tuesday. A team of engi...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

New Town plant starts supply in Salt Lake

4 million gallons of water supplied per day 2 underground water reservoirs — at Tank 13 (capacity 4MG), at Tank 5 (capacity 3MG) 4 overhead water tanks — of 4.4 lakh, 3.9 lakh, 2.17 la...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

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Calcutta  /  Published 31.08.20

Leak triggers drinking water crisis

A couple of underground water pipes have leaked in Salt Lake, near the stadium, triggering a drinking water crisis in several blocks of Sector III of the township.  The leaks were detected about...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.19

Make every drop count

Did you know that a building near IA Market has been recycling rainwater and using it to flush their toilets for the last 13 years? Or that an FC Block resident has been purifying rainwater at his hou...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.18

Watershed: 24x7 water in Asansol

The Asansol Municipal Corporation has taken up a Rs 40-crore project to supply drinking water 24x7 to 35,000 homes in the town and nearby areas, including Kulti, Jamuria and Raniganj.Fourteen overhead...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.09.19

Dhanbad crackdown on bottled water units

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) on Monday launched a crackdown on local companies selling “purified” bottled water, only to find that they had been supplying untested water and operating ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Health  /  Published 07.01.20

Drink more water

Water is pretty boring, as far as beverages go. It doesn’t have a catchy jingle, a secret family recipe or even a taste, really. Yet people can’t seem to get enough of it.“I get people in my off...
By Catherine LeClair/NYTNS in


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