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Central Railway aims to save Rs 1.44 cr per year by rain water harvesting

Central Railway (CR) Friday said that it had installed rain water harvesting units at 50 locations in the last five years, and one at the busy Lokmanya Tilak Terminus here is expected to save Rs 1.44 crore a year.

Delhi HC to wait for panel report on rain water harvesting

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court about the efforts made by it to encourage rainwater harvesting (RWH) in the national capital, including making it mandatory for property of 500 sq metres or more and increasing tariff in case of non-compliance.

Centre financing schemes for sewage treatment plants: Minister

The Union government is impressing upon state governments and municipal bodies to incorporate rain water harvesting projects in their urban and country plans, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.

Rainwater harvesting:NGT notice to 18 deptt,Inst; queries DMRC

The National Green Tribunal Friday sought response from 18 units including government departments, institutions and a residential society on an application alleging that they had failed to harvest rain water.

Govt may make rain-water harvesting mandatory in Bangalore

Karnataka government may make rain water harvesting mandatory in the city, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah indicated Tuesday.

Kerala CM calls for rain water harvesting

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday pitched for more rain water harvesting schemes to face the challenges of drinking water scarcity and drought in the state.

Rain water harvesting project inaugurated in Noamundi

In the mining belt of West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, Tata Steel`s Noamundi Iron Mine has constructed the third consecutive Rain Water Harvesting Project in the green cover zone of Sir Dorabji Tata Botanical Park, Noamundi.

Delhi Govt wants rain water harvesting system at PSUs

The Delhi government has issued fresh
directives to all its departments, local bodies and public sector undertakings to install rain water harvesting systems in their buildings.