Chennai, Apr 25, 2013: Chennai Metrowater will soon own the first-of-its-kind tertiary treatment plant in the State. The agency is in the process of finalising the design and treatment process of the facility that will reduce the amount of treated sewage let into waterways and also improve supply to industries.
The six-acre facility will be added to the existing sewage treatment plant in Koyambedu to treat the sewage another time to make it fit for industrial use.
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, Apr 8, 2013: The Additional District Magistrate H. Salimraj has directed the Keltron as well as the Eram Scientific Solutions Limited that had installed e-toilets in different parts of the district to ensure trouble-free functioning of all the 27 e-toilets in the district in the next one week itself.
The ADM, leading a team comprising Babu George, former District Panchayat president; P. N. Madhusoodhanan, Sanitation Mission district co-ordinator; Prasanth R.
Tiruchi, Feb 6, 2013: Faced with frequent blockades in the underground sewer lines, the Tiruchi Corporation has ordered that all hotels, commercial complexes and apartments in the city should have diaphragm chambers to filter out silt, sanitary napkins, left over food items and other solid waste.
From Yusuf Kabir, United Nations Children’s Fund, Kolkata
Posted 15 December 2008
I am Yusuf Kabir, working with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Kolkata, in the Water and Environmental Sanitation Department. I am involved in demonstrating and scaling up of Solid and Liquid Waste Management (SLWM) under the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) in rural West Bengal, in partnership with panchayats, the West Bengal State Rural Development Department and several NGOs.
Ghana is turning to India to procure equipment worth USD 10 million to tackle mounting waste and poor sanitary conditions in its capital Accra and other urban areas.
The case study titled “Practicing zero waste management in Vellore, Tamil Nadu” has been written P Amudha in India Infrastructure Report, published in 2007 by United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). It presents Exnora Green Cross, supported by UNICEF, initiated a pilot project on solid waste management in a ward of Vellore municipality in 2000.