18 Apr 2013 - 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — With water scarcity looming in several northern Indian cities, local authorities have asked large-scale users to curb water consumption and find ways to increase use of recycled water.
22 Mar 2013 - 06:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Leading Indian water activists have questioned the viability of the public private partnership (PPP) model in the country’s water sector, claiming that water privatization moves being pursued by st
19 Mar 2013 - 09:57 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Indian Express) — Traffic was disrupted at the Delhi-Hisar and Fatehabad-Jind national highways on Sunday afternoon, as the members of the Jat community of Haryana blocked the highways.
18 Mar 2013 - 08:20 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Hindustan Times) — Public Private Partnership (PPP) models in the water sector has fuelled debates about the viability of the model globally. The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) had launched three pilot projects for 24-ho
31 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — The biggest problem in water management, according to National University of Singapore Professor Asit Biswas, is that “the world is playing games.”
29 Oct 2012 - 08:45 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Hindustan Times) — The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Friday gave a formal approval for revamping water supply in areas under the Nangloi water treatment plant in west Delhi under the public-private partnership (PPP) model
8 Oct 2012 - 08:22 by Local Press Report
28 Sep 2012 - 10:04 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Indian Express) — There has been a sharp decline in groundwater levels in several parts of Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan over the years, the government said today. According to the data rel
27 Sep 2012 - 10:10 by Local Press Report
MUMBAI (The Times of India) — In a new twist to the political crisis in Maharashtra that has risen from an irrigation scam, one of the whistleblowers has named Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari for trying t
24 Sep 2012 - 10:21 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Tribune (India)) — After several failed attempts in the past, the water distribution system in the city is likely to undergo a complete transformation with the state government approving the privatisation of its ma
6 Sep 2012 - 10:31 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Times of India) — Residents of Delhi facing the problem of contaminated drinking water might soon get some relief. The Delhi high court on Wednesday directed Delhi Jal Board to conduct quality checks on the wat
28 Aug 2012 - 08:58 by Local Press Report
GURGAON (Hindustan Times) — Officials of the Haryana government on Monday met a team of experts from Singapore to discuss ways to tackle shortage of water supply in industrial areas here.
16 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Opposition leaders in the Delhi government, as well as some consumers, are openly criticizing a pilot project launched in three zones in the Indian capital, New Delhi, to supply drinking water roun
24 Jul 2012 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Alert Net) — On a sweltering summer day in Delhi, Indian water guru Anupam Mishra spoke with AlertNet about his belief that short-term political solutions are unlikely to alleviate India’s growing water probl
10 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Delhi could turn to public-private partnerships (PPPs) to improve water distribution in the capital area, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said last week.
9 Jul 2012 - 09:34 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Deccan Herald) — North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Friday came out against the Delhi government plans to privatise water supply and demanded that this responsibility should instead be handed back to municipal au
13 Jun 2012 - 14:49 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (NYDailyNews.com) — Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to ensure adequate supplies of drinking water in the capital, and warned of strict action against laxity. Dikshit, who is the D
4 Jun 2012 - 09:20 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Deccan Herald) — Water supply was severely affected in various parts of south, west and north Delhi this weekend. The situation is likely to deteriorate further due to a cut in raw water supply by Haryana.&nbs
8 May 2012 - 12:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Indian federal government has failed to make headway on a number of crucial water projects initiated years ago, and is not likely to meet its goal of providing rural households with clean dri
8 May 2012 - 12:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Delhi Jal (Water) Board, the drinking water provider in the Indian capital, said its public-private partnership projects are not a precursor to privatization, but only a move to curtail losse
4 Apr 2012 - 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Delhi-based water infrastructure company SPML Infra is exploring opportunities to expand into Southern and West Africa and Southeast Asia.
28 Mar 2012 - 07:34 by Local Press Report
TOKYO (Hitachi (Press Release)) — A consortium comprising Hitachi Ltd., ITOCHU Corporation and Hyflux Ltd.
14 Mar 2012 - 08:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India’s Supreme Court is taking steps to address severe pollution of the Yamuna River, a major source of water for Delhi and other northern Indian states.
22 Feb 2012 - 00:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Heeding warnings that the already wide disparity between water demand and supply in the state will grow in the next few years, the Delhi government is turning to treated sewage water to help brid
15 Feb 2012 - 08:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Delhi High Court has asked state-run water utility the Delhi Jal Board to turn over all documents related to the contract for the Bhagirathi water treatment plant, after workers at the utilit
15 Feb 2012 - 08:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Delhi government may set up pay-and-use “water ATMs” in slum areas of the city in an attempt to resolve water shortages there.
8 Feb 2012 - 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Mumbai has to find a way to streamline and expand water supply and sewage services to meet growing demand.
20 Dec 2011 - 15:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Indian states of Orissa and Delhi are considering lauching 24x7 water supply programs under a public-private partnership (PPP) model after the recent successful launch of India’s first such r
7 Dec 2011 - 13:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, KolKata — Water and wastewater infrastructure company SPML Infra Ltd.
7 Dec 2011 - 13:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — A first-of-its-kind survey conducted by the Central Water Commission (CWC) reveals the extent of river water contamination in India, pointing out 12 “hot spots” in eight states.
8 Nov 2011 - 17:20 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Hindu (India)) — The Delhi Jal Board is calling for converting a portion of the floodplains at Palla into a sanctuary to develop them as a source of water for the city.
25 Oct 2011 - 22:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Delhi government plans to set up a regulator for water that would help streamline water management in the national capital.
4 Oct 2011 - 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The ongoing tussle between Delhi’s water utility, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), and the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has intensified, with the latter claiming that the DJB has shifted only 1
26 Sep 2011 - 23:50 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (ZeeNews) — About 950 water pipelines in Delhi pass through sewer drains that contaminate the water supplied, but the Delhi Jal (Water) Board (DJB) has only repaired 10 of these, according to the Municipal Cor
20 Sep 2011 - 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Delhi’s state-run water utility, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) plans to step up use of wastewater for non-potable purposes in the India capital.
16 Aug 2011 - 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, PANAJI — The government of Goa has granted Delhi-based infrastructure developer Ganon Dunkerley and Company Ltd. an extension to complete pending work on the Assonora water treatment plant.