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Kumbh: time to come clean

Maha Kumbh in Allahabad has perhaps no parallel in terms of the sheer size of the congregation. In less than two months over 100 million people are expected to come to this city, which sees the confluence of two rivers of India—the Ganga and the Yamuna. People come to worship on the banks of the Ganga. Even as they celebrate the river it seems they don’t see the river, but only the ritual.

The STP Guide by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board

Karnataka State Pollution Control Board has come with Sewage Treatment Guidebook in the interest of general public. This guidebook takes the reader through the various units, operations and processes in a typical Extended Aeration Biological Treatment Plant.
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How to Clean the Yamuna

While the Delhi government has been debating on what needs to be done to clean the river, the pollution levels have only worsened.

In its book Sewage Canal: How to Clean the Yamuna, published in 2007, the Centre for Science and Environment reported that the Delhi stretch of the river is not only dead but had an overload of coliform contamination. Two years later, the pollution data shows no respite to the river.

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While the Delhi government has been debating on what needs to be done to clean the river, the pollution levels have only worsened. 
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