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The Hindu
Saving our lakes: Can KLCDA step up and rein in erring civic authorities?Institute of Science within 45 days. A few questions were about transparency o
Saving our lakes: Can KLCDA step up and rein in erring civic authorities?
The Hindu / Posted 16 hours ago
Institute of Science within 45 days. A few questions were about transparency of civic authorities, either in marking out Storm Water Drains or making public the Detailed Project Report for development of lakes. KLCDA promised to put the SWD maps... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Andhra rains turn roads into rivers, parking lots submergedday as water entered residential areas, submerged parking lots in commercial co
Andhra rains turn roads into rivers, parking lots submerged
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
day as water entered residential areas, submerged parking lots in commercial complexes and flooded the streets. Storm water drains overflowed and water entered residential colonies in Nizampet, Balanagar and Alwal on Wednesday. Parking... Read more
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New Kerala
Incessant rains inundate more areas in Hyderabad - newkerala.com #122674into service. The incessant rains brought life in the city and outskirts to a
Incessant rains inundate more areas in Hyderabad - newkerala.com #122674
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
into service. The incessant rains brought life in the city and outskirts to a standstill with overflowing lakes and storm water drains inundating residential colonies and roads. Authorities have declared two-day holiday for educational... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Heavy rains lash Andhra, Telangana; 500 rescued from Hyderabad’s low-lying areasfour days, is the worst affected with several residential colonies and apartmen
Heavy rains lash Andhra, Telangana; 500 rescued from Hyderabad’s low-lying areas
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
four days, is the worst affected with several residential colonies and apartments inundated due to overflowing sewers and storm water drains. Rainfall ranging from six to 22 cm was recorded in the last 12 hours in several areas of the city. The... Read more
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The Hindu
Notice for Darshan’s house?Darshan’s house and the Shamanur Shivashankarappa Hospital. BBMP, which recent
Notice for Darshan’s house?
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Darshan’s house and the Shamanur Shivashankarappa Hospital. BBMP, which recently began a drive to clear encroachments on storm-water drains, had decided to spare the RR Nagar properties and hand over the case to the DC. Mr. Shankar said the... Read more
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New Kerala
Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, Army help sought - newkerala.com #122514almost all parts of Hyderabad and its twin Secunderabad. Traffic came to a hal
Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, Army help sought - newkerala.com #122514
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
almost all parts of Hyderabad and its twin Secunderabad. Traffic came to a halt on major arterial roads due to overflowing storm water drains and sewerage manholes. The motorists were having a harrowing time due to bad condition of roads and... Read more
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New Kerala
Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, Army help sought - newkerala.com #122508almost all parts of Hyderabad and its twin Secunderabad. Traffic came to a hal
Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, Army help sought - newkerala.com #122508
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
almost all parts of Hyderabad and its twin Secunderabad. Traffic came to a halt on major arterial roads due to overflowing storm water drains and sewerage manholes. The motorists were having a harrowing time due to bad condition of roads and... Read more
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3d
The Hindu
BBMP did not act on warning of ‘weak’ Ulsoor RoadExecutive Engineer, BBMP (Major Works). Ironically, at a time when the civic b
BBMP did not act on warning of ‘weak’ Ulsoor Road
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Executive Engineer, BBMP (Major Works). Ironically, at a time when the civic body is demolishing encroachments on Storm Water Drains, the culvert besides Ulsoor lake will be filled up. On Tuesday, civic officials gathered there in an... Read more
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The Hindu
#whatsyourissue: Decades since most lakes were desiltedthe only solution. The inlet of sewage deposits toxic sediments in the lake bed
#whatsyourissue: Decades since most lakes were desilted
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
the only solution. The inlet of sewage deposits toxic sediments in the lake bed. Secondly, dumping of garbage in lakes and Storm Water Drains (SWDs) has to end. BBMP has suggested concrete flooring of SWDs, but experts say it will only push the... Read more
4d
New Kerala
Heavy rains wreak havoc in parts of Hyderabad - newkerala.com #121620Nizampet, Qutbullapur, Moosapet, Begumpet, Alwal and other major residential an
Heavy rains wreak havoc in parts of Hyderabad - newkerala.com #121620
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Nizampet, Qutbullapur, Moosapet, Begumpet, Alwal and other major residential and commercial suburbs of the city. With storm water drains overflowing, water entered residential colonies in Nizampet, Balanagar and Alwal. The parking lots in... Read more
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The Hindu
BBMP did not act on warning of ‘weak’ Ulsoor RoadEngineer, BBMP (Major Works). Drain filled Ironically, at a time when the civ
BBMP did not act on warning of ‘weak’ Ulsoor Road
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Engineer, BBMP (Major Works). Drain filled Ironically, at a time when the civic body is demolishing encroachments on Storm Water Drains, the culvert besides Ulsoor lake will be filled up. On Tuesday, civic officials gathered there in an... Read more
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The Hindu
BBMP to restart encroachment clearance drive todayThe encroachment survey of 36 storm-water drain stretches has just crossed the
BBMP to restart encroachment clearance drive today
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
The encroachment survey of 36 storm-water drain stretches has just crossed the halfway mark, but the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is set to restart the encroachment clearance drive from Tuesday, after a break of more than two weeks. This... Read more
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The Hindu
BBMP to restart encroachment clearance drive todayThe encroachment survey of 36 storm-water drain stretches has just crossed the
BBMP to restart encroachment clearance drive today
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
The encroachment survey of 36 storm-water drain stretches has just crossed the halfway mark, but the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is set to restart the encroachment clearance drive from Tuesday, after a break of more than two weeks. This... Read more
5d
Decclan Chronicle
Be aware of dengue threat, say doctorsadded. Dr Rex Sargunam, president of Tamil Nadu Health Development Association
Be aware of dengue threat, say doctors
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
added. Dr Rex Sargunam, president of Tamil Nadu Health Development Association, stressed on the importance of streamlining storm water drains, to control the spread of dengue. “Aedes aegypti, which transmits dengue, breeds in fresh water sources... Read more
9d
The Hindu
BBMP recovers 18 vacant sites on SWDsResumes drive to clear storm-water drains in Dasarahalli zone The Bruhat Benga
BBMP recovers 18 vacant sites on SWDs
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Resumes drive to clear storm-water drains in Dasarahalli zone The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Thursday resumed its drive against encroachments on storm-water drains (SWDs) by recovering 18 vacant sites in Dasarahalli zone. The... Read more
10d
The Courier
Saturated state faces further pounding as Victorians told floods 'not going away'danger from the rising river, but the situation remained unpredictable. He sai
Saturated state faces further pounding as Victorians told floods 'not going away'
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
danger from the rising river, but the situation remained unpredictable. He said water was expected to rise from the storm water drains in Charlton's main street and elsewhere in town. Another public meeting will be held in the hall at 10am... Read more
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New Kerala
Polluted Ganga river needs to be rejuvenated: NGT told - newkerala.com #119229New Delhi, Sep 15 : With over 1,000 Seriously Polluting Industries (SPI) and 30
Polluted Ganga river needs to be rejuvenated: NGT told - newkerala.com #119229
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
New Delhi, Sep 15 : With over 1,000 Seriously Polluting Industries (SPI) and 30 storm water drains lining the Ganga in the stretch between Haridwar and Kanpur and more than 800 million litres per day (MLD) of untreated sewage being poured into it,... Read more
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dna
High load of untreated sewage in Haridwar to Kanpur Ganga stretch: CPCB reportthe system of reutilisation of effluents instead of discharging it into drains.
High load of untreated sewage in Haridwar to Kanpur Ganga stretch: CPCB report
dna / Posted 10 days ago
the system of reutilisation of effluents instead of discharging it into drains. According to CPCB's report, there are 30 storm water drains carrying sewage, sullage and other wastes joining the Ganga at various locations in this particular... Read more
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The Economic Times
Demolition a farce as sewage enters lakesBENGALURU: The drive to clear encroachments on storm water drains could end up
Demolition a farce as sewage enters lakes
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
BENGALURU: The drive to clear encroachments on storm water drains could end up being an exercise in futility as sewage, not rainwater, continues to flow into lakes. Worse, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board is two years away from fixing... Read more
18d
WA Today
Thousands in dark after wild WA winds throws shed, trampoline into powerlinescause significant damage to homes and property. Residents were warned to find
Thousands in dark after wild WA winds throws shed, trampoline into powerlines
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
cause significant damage to homes and property. Residents were warned to find safe shelter away from trees, powerlines, storm water drains and streams if outdoors, and if indoors to close curtains and blinds, stay away from windows, unplug... Read more
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New Kerala
Malls, buildings on Bengaluru drains to be demolished: newkerala.com #112574Bengaluru, Aug 31 : Malls and high-rise buildings, including apartments, built
Malls, buildings on Bengaluru drains to be demolished: newkerala.com #112574
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
Bengaluru, Aug 31 : Malls and high-rise buildings, including apartments, built illegally on storm water drains of the city would be demolished to prevent flooding after heavy rains, Karnataka Law Minister T.B. Jayachandra said on Wednesday. "We are... Read more
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The Hindu
Approach chief secretary for SoP on clearing encroachments: HC to MPapproach the Chief Secretary with their plea to evolve a standard operating pro
Approach chief secretary for SoP on clearing encroachments: HC to MP
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
approach the Chief Secretary with their plea to evolve a standard operating procedure (SoP) for clearing encroachments on storm water drains (SWDs). A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Subhro Kamal Mukherjee and Justice Ravi Malimath passed... Read more
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The Hindu
Encroachments on active drains will be demolished: T.B. Jayachandrato strictly obey the 2011 Karnataka High Court ruling and ordered demolition of
Encroachments on active drains will be demolished: T.B. Jayachandra
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
to strictly obey the 2011 Karnataka High Court ruling and ordered demolition of all structures that have come up on active storm water drains (SWD) or raja kaluves in the city. On Wednesday, a State Cabinet meeting presided by Chief Minister... Read more
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New Kerala
Seven killed as heavy rains lash Hyderabad - newkerala.com #112143and pressed its emergency squads into service to clear waterlogging. Busy road
Seven killed as heavy rains lash Hyderabad - newkerala.com #112143
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
and pressed its emergency squads into service to clear waterlogging. Busy roads have turned into cesspools with overflowing manholes and storm water drains. GHMC commissioner Janardhan Reddy appealed to people not to venture out of their... Read more
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The Economic Times
Demolition of illegal buildings: Then and nowWhat is happening now is essentially the removal of encroachments on storm wate
Demolition of illegal buildings: Then and now
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
What is happening now is essentially the removal of encroachments on storm water drains. Back in mid-1990s, the focus of action was the CBD. It was a well-planned strategy aimed at curbing the practice of illegal constructions in gross violation of... Read more
28d
The Hindu
Government makes a strategic climbdownthat inter-connect various lakes. He also directed officials to refrain from de
Government makes a strategic climbdown
The Hindu / Posted 28 days ago
that inter-connect various lakes. He also directed officials to refrain from demolishing properties that have encroached on Storm Water Drains (SWDs) that are not in use, have lost the character of a drain and not causing flooding. This is clearly... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Concretise roads to end pothole menace’he said. Blaming poor quality of construction and re-surfacing, Mr. Verma said
‘Concretise roads to end pothole menace’
The Hindu / Posted 28 days ago
he said. Blaming poor quality of construction and re-surfacing, Mr. Verma said, “The issue gets compounded due to chocked storm-water drains. The continuous contact of road surface with water due to water-logging, particularly during the rainy... Read more
29d
The Hindu
Government makes a strategic climb-down on demolition driveon channels linking lakes that were causing floods. He also directed officials
Government makes a strategic climb-down on demolition drive
The Hindu / Posted 29 days ago
on channels linking lakes that were causing floods. He also directed officials to not go for any demolition on storm water drains (SWDs) that are not in use, have lost the character and not causing any floods. This is clearly a... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Firefighters extinguish fire from a railroad car inside a businessto a fire department spokesman the business was not exposed to the damage. The
Firefighters extinguish fire from a railroad car inside a business
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 29 days ago
to a fire department spokesman the business was not exposed to the damage. The vegetable oil was kept from entering storm water drains. Damage to the rail road car is estimated at $30,000 and there are no reports of injuries. The El Paso... Read more
29d
The Hindu
Rich or poor, we will not discriminate, says Mayorhas volunteeredto carry out demolition on their own if survey shows encroachmen
Rich or poor, we will not discriminate, says Mayor
The Hindu / Posted 29 days ago
has volunteeredto carry out demolition on their own if survey shows encroachment When the drive to clear encroachments on storm water drains (SWDs) is likely to resume on Monday, the BBMP might target big builders, some malls and film actor... Read more
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The Hindu
‘BBMP will repair Lower Agaram Road on Saturday’on the road. In some places, the sides of the roads have been dug up to either
‘BBMP will repair Lower Agaram Road on Saturday’
The Hindu / Posted 30 days ago
on the road. In some places, the sides of the roads have been dug up to either bury this debris or clean the adjoining storm-water drains,” said K.T. Nagraj, Chief Engineer (Major Roads) Mr. Nagraj will be present at the site on Saturday... Read more

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