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  1. Over 16 Million Without Water in New Delhi Due to Haryana Protests

    22 Feb 2016- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Over 16 million residents of the Indian capital, New Delhi, have been left without water supply due to unrest in neighboring Haryana state, from which the city gets about 60 percent of its wat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/22/2016 - 10:58

  2. Delhi Jal Board to Create Wetlands to Stop Sewage Flow Into River

    2 Feb 2016- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is working on an $18 million USD project to create a wetland system to prevent sewage water from polluting the Yamuna River. The proposal, currently in the planning st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/02/2016 - 10:24

  3. Delhi's Former Chief Minister Under Investigation for $60 Million Water Tanker Scam

    31 Aug 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Delhi Law Minister Kapil Mishra has recommended that an investigation be launched against the state’s former chief minister, Sheela Dikshit, and others, in connection with a $60 million USD wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2015 - 10:34

  4. Delhi Approves $623 Million Worth of Water, Sanitation Projects in the Next Year

    18 Jun 2015- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Delhi state government is planning $623 million USD worth of water and sanitation projects in the 2015-2016 fiscal year. In its annual budget, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has allocated funds ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/18/2015 - 10:32

  5. Delhi Jal Board to Spend $260 Million on Yamuna Revitalization Plan

    3 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) will allocate $260 million USD to build sewage treatment plants in the first phase of its effort to clean up the Yamuna River. The total cost of the Yamuna Revitalizat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2015 - 10:17

  6. Hundreds March to Delhi to Demand Yamuna River Clean-Up

    24 Mar 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Hundreds of activists and farmers marched to the Indian capital last week to demand a clean-up of the Yamuna River. The protesters started at a place called Kosi Kalan, in Uttar Pradesh state, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2015 - 10:34

  7. Delhi Hikes Water Rates for High-Volume Water Users

    23 Mar 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Delhi state government on March 19th announced a 10 percent tariff hike for high-volume water users. The new rates will take effect on April 1st, just a month after the state government im ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2015 - 10:39

  8. Delhi Commissions New Water Treatment Plant

    4 Mar 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Delhi National Capital Region Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on March 1st commissioned a 50-million-gallon-per-day water treatment plant at Dwarka, in the southwest part of the Indian capital. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 10:21

  9. Delhi Residents to Start Getting 20,000 Liters of Free Water Per Month

    27 Feb 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Aam Admi (People’s) Party announced this week that it will start fulfilling its campaign promise to provide 20,000 liters of free water per month to citizens in Delhi state. The program wi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/27/2015 - 10:28

  10. Two Indian States Promise Free Water to Citizens

    19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The decision by two Indian states to provide a set quantity of free drinking water to citizens has raised concerns among critics that it will drain government coffers and take money away from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39

  11. India's Delhi Jal Board Demands Water Release

    21 Apr 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Times of India With summer looming ahead and a below-normal monsoon expected this year, Delhi Jal Board has renewed its demand for 51 cusec water from Haryana that the state is supposed to supply to Delhi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/21/2014 - 09:53

  12. DJB to Review Water Reuse Guidelines

    16 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Delhi Jal Board (DJB), which is responsible for drinking water and wastewater services in the Indian capital, is reviewing New Delhi’s water recycling and reuse guidelines. At a meeting on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2014 - 13:28

  13. Ammonia Contamination Leads to Water Shortages in New Delhi

    15 Jan 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Several areas in the Indian capital, New Delhi, faced water shortages this week when two major treatment plants had to halt operations due to high amounts of ammonia in the water sources feedi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2014 - 10:07

  14. Delhi’s New Government Provides Free Water to Capital Residents

    2 Jan 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The new chief minister of Delhi state, Arvind Kejriwal, who heads the Aam Aadmi (Common Man’s) Party, announced that as of January 1, his government would provide 20 kiloliters of water a month ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2014 - 10:08

  15. Indian Federal Investigators to Probe Four DJB Water Projects

    19 Nov 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has begun an inquiry into allegations of corruption and favoritism in four projects carried out by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). The CBI has filed pr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2013 - 10:01

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