A Yamuna Wetland, anyone?
A river is the sum of many parts, so is the Yamuna. It’s about 1350 km long, flowing through Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi and forms border with Himachal Pradesh.
Remedies start in small doses
Last month, I suggested drastic surgery – open up the Yamuna River’s floodplains into one gigantic wetland, as in Kolkata, to improve water quality.
Anil Agarwal Dialogue: Excreta Does Matter:
Underlining the importance of improving our urban water supply and sewage management, we are holding the Second Anil Agarwal Dialogue: Excreta Does Matters in New Delhi on the 4th and 5th of March.
Water Policy is a giant step to nowhere
The National Water Policy 2012 cleared by the National Water Resources Council (NWRC) a few days ago, is a mixed bag.
Water & Pollutants
That polluted water can raise a stink wafted into public memory about a century-and-a-half ago, when the Thames River in London made its smelly presence felt to that country’s august Houses of Parliament.
Three festivals have come and gone, and our rivers are the filthier for them. Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Puja and Chath Puja left their mark yet again on the already filthy waterways in the shape of plastic bags, broken idols and oil from lamps.