Delhi Water Crisis

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Delhi Jal Board Askes Haryana To Assist With Delhi's Water Shortage

Vice-Chairman of Delhi Jal Board, Saurabh Bharadwaj, has voiced grave concern over the river Yamuna's dwindling water levels and requested Haryana government to release Delhi's share of the river's water to help manage Delhi's water problem. He said that Haryana had stopped releasing water from Yamuna, reducing Delhi's water supply by roughly 100 million gallons per day. He further stated the water level is approximately eight feet below the… read-more

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 11:01 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi, water shortage, water crisis, Delhi Jal Board, Haryana

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Water Supply

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Water Supply To Remain Hit In Parts Of Delhi; Here Are Areas Affected

Water supply in parts of Delhi will remain hit, on June 10, reported Delhi Jal Board (DJB). DJB cited Haryana releasing less water in the Yamuna river. Haryana supplies a total of 610 million gallons of water to Delhi in a day using two canals. Delhi requires 1,200 MGD water, while DJB supplies 950 MGD. Water in North, West, South, Northeast and Central Delhi, will be available at low pressure.

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 - 10:05 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Delhi, Delhi Jal Board, Water Supply, Yamuna, Haryana

Water supply in Delhi

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Delhi Jal Board To Cut Water Supply In Several Areas Next Week

The Delhi Jal Board on December 25 announced that water supply won't be available in several areas due to the annual flushing of underground reservoirs and pumping stations on December 27. Furthermore, it urged people to stock water as per their needs to avoid any inconvenience. The areas include Mayur Vihar Phase II, Akbar Road, Sarojini Nagar, Ashoka Hotel, Shanti Path, Safdarjung, and Race Course.  

Sat, 25 Dec 2021 - 04:35 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Delhi, Water Supply, Delhi Jal Board, Safdarjung, Ashoka Hotel

Polluted River Yamuna

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SC Hands Notice To Haryana Govt Over Excess Ammonia Release In Yamuna

The Supreme Court on January 13 issued a notice to Haryana Government over the pollution in the Yamuna River. Reportedly, the notice was issued after taking suo-moto cognizance of the Delhi Jal Board that alleged Haryana over releasing high ammonia polluted water. Besides, the SC bench has ordered Haryana to release the status of sewage treatment plants in Haryana. The 3-judge bench led by CJI Bobde scheduled the next hearing to January 19.… read-more

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 05:34 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Supreme Court, Yamuna River, Delhi Jal Board, Haryana Government

Grid-scale energy storage system by TATA Power

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TATA Power Sets Up a ‘Mega-inverter’ to Fight Future Grid Failures in Delhi

In a precautionary move from grid failure, TATA Power’s Delhi unit has created South Aisa's largest grid-scale Battery Energy Storage System in Delhi's Rohini. The 10MW li-ion battery project comes in collaboration with AES and Mitsubishi Corporation. Alongwith managing peak time load, it will cater to essential services like Hospitals and Delhi Metro among others in emergency power breakdown. Reportedly, a similar 'inverter' might be setup… read-more

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 01:55 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Delhi Metro, grid failure, Power backup, TATA power, BESS, Delhi Jal Board