Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV) to recycle sewage water

PDKV has decided to set up a plant for treatment of sewage water passing through Nullah of MaharajBagh zoo and help the zoo authorities in solving their water problem. The water treatment unit will be installed with the help of NEERI and will start working from 26th January 2012.

Due to collapse of the old system for procuring water the zoo authorities were helpless but with the installation of recycle plant they will be able to meet their daily water demands at zoo premises.

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Nag river turning into Nullah

Image Credit: Ganesh Dhamodkar (CC-BY-SA).

Nagpur which was named after Nag river has turned down the glory of river to a nullah. What was once pride of city now stinks and is full of garbage. Previously fresh water used to flow through it and now only sewage water and industrial pollutants.

Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is not taking any steps due to lack of funds and have approached National River Conservation Plan (NRCP) to release funds for cleaning the river. The proposal has been submitted and results are awaited.

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