Water Supply
Opinion  /  Published 24.12.21

Sumptuary allowance for Bengal officers. But now?

Philology can be a fascinating pastime. When one refers to the roots of words like ‘sumptuary’, it throws up veritable legacy data like: “1600, from Latin sumptuarius (rela...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

News  /  Published 18.12.21

Kolkata reflects water wastage and deficit, call for water meters ignored

Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharyya of the CPM, who was mayor from 2005 to 2010, did not go ahead with the proposal either. KMC engineers said that since the civic boards were not in favour of imposing water...
By Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 15.12.21

Kolkatans express woes they want the municipal corporation to address

Elections come and go. Little changes in between.  Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is tasked with maintaining roads and street lights, supplying drinking water and providing drainage and hea...
By Subhajoy Roy, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.11.21

Water supply in Salt Lake to be hit on Saturday

Water supply across all three sectors of Salt Lake will be stopped on Saturday as a couple of new pumps and bell mouths will be installed in the reservoir of the Central Park water pumping station. B...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 24.11.21

Low water supply for Salt Lake today

Large parts of Salt Lake’s Sector I, II and III may not get their water supply most of Wednesday because new valves will be installed in multiple pumps at the Central Park pumping station. Bidh...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.21

State water pact with ADB

A tripartite loan agreement of Rs 1,168 crore was signed between Jharkhand urban development department, Asian Development Bank and the Union government to develop water supply infrastructure and stre...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.21

Experts moot Siliguri water plant overhaul

A team of three experts who represent a private consultancy firm engaged by the state public health engineering (PHE) department visited the water treatment plant of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.21

Scan on Siliguri water crisis today

A three-member team of experts from the state public health engineering  department reached Siliguri on Tuesday to check out the problem in supplying drinking water across the city from the water...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

World  /  Published 22.07.21

Violent Iran protests over water shortages

Protesters angry about water shortages took to the streets of southwest Iran for a sixth night in a row on Tuesday, with mounting violence, while Tehran residents chanted anti-government slogans, acco...
By Reuters in Dubai

India  /  Published 16.07.21

Delhi BJP stages protest near Kejriwal's residence over water crisis

Leaders and workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi unit staged a protest near Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence in the Civil Lines area here on Friday over the water cris...
By PTI, Agencies in New Delhi


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