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DJB starts process of cleaning Yamuna river

Taking its maiden step towards cleaning Yamuna, Delhi Jal Board on Monday launched the first phase of its 59-km interceptor sewer project which will ensure that only treated sewage is discharged into the three major drains which release water in the river.

DJB supplying contaminated water: Bhalaswa colony residents

Residents of north-west Delhi's Bhalaswa resettlement colony have complained about the alleged supply of contaminated water by Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and claimed it has caused various water-borne diseases in the area.

DJB informs Delhi HC about mandatory rainwater harvesting

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has made it mandatory for a property of 500 square metres or more in the capital to install provisions for rainwater harvesting.

NGT pulls up authorities over unauthorised borewells in Delhi

Taking a serious note of "water scarcity" in Delhi, the National Green Tribunal today pulled up the authorities for failing to perform their statutory administrative obligation in ensuring adequate water supply.

Delhi Jal Board unveils online bill payment facility

Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Friday unveiled online bill payment facilities for its consumers.

Declare water emergency, deploy more water tankers: Cong

Congress on Wednesday demanded Delhi Jal Board to declare "water emergency" and immediately deploy 500 more water tankers in the wake of acute shortage of water in various parts of the city.

Najeeb Jung directs officials to provide relief to storm-hit people

Delhi`s Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today directed Divisional Commissioner`s office to survey and assess damages to life and property caused by yesterday`s dust storm in the national capital and provide ex-gratia or relief to the affected families.

Pay more for electricity, water in Delhi from today

The headline might sound like an April Fool prank but unfortunately it`s not so. Because beginning Tuesday, your power and water bills in Delhi are set to rise sharply.

Delhi govt directs ACB to file FIR in three scam cases in DJB

The AAP-led government on Monday directed its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to register FIRs in three cases of alleged irregularities in Delhi Jal Board (DJB) which caused a loss of Rs 341 crore to the state exchequer.

CBI registers five cases against Delhi Jal Board

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered five cases against 13 officials of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) for alleged irregularities in the supply of equipments for sewage treatment plants.

`Gurgaon needs DJB-like water management body`

Gurgaon needs a water management department similar to the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), Haryana Chief Secretary SC Choudhary said Saturday.

DJB puts schedules of water tankers on its website

To ensure transparency in water tanker services, the Delhi Jal Board has uploaded the schedule of its water tankers delivering water at predetermined fixed points on its website.

Will Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal annouce free water supply today?

With Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal taking over the helms of the government, decision to provide 700 litres of water daily to households is expected on Monday.

DJB under CBI scanner: Quiz Delhi CM, says BJP

In the wake of CBI probing alleged irregularities in award of projects by Delhi Jal Board, BJP on Friday demanded that Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit be quizzed as she is the chairperson of the water distribution agency.

Centre`s response sought on `water smuggling mafia` in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought the Centre and Delhi government`s responses on water smuggling mafia in Delhi.

CBI told to re-probe illegalities in tubewell pipe installation

A Delhi court has directed CBI to reinvestigate alleged corruption in installation of tubewell pipes involving six Delhi Jal Board officials, while rejecting its closure report that no case was made out.

PIL on waterlogging: HC pulls up MCDs, NDMC, PWD and DJB

Pulling up civic agencies for failure to stop water-logging in Delhi during monsoon, Delhi High Court asked their heads to fix responsibilities on the officers and make them accountable.

DJB to pay Rs 5K to senior citizen for issuing wrong bills

DJB has been rapped by a consumer forum for raising "wrong and excess" water bills against a senior resident and ordered to pay Rs 5,164 as compensation.

No privatisation of drinking water supply: DJB

Delhi Jal Board has no plans to privatise supply of drinking water in the capital, the Urban Development Ministry said on Tuesday.

Dikshit, DJB officers issued notice on water meter

The Delhi High Court issued notice to Sheila Dikshit, the Delhi Jal Board chief executive officer and two members for their alleged failure to frame rules on installation fee and maintenance charges for water meters.