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.
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.
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`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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.