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…assures pollution free River Sal within a year

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TEAM HERALD, teamherald@herald-goa.com MARGAO: The government on Sunday launched a Rs 37.89 crore 20 MLD C-Tech Sewage Treatment Plant at Margao, with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar promising that the project to arrest the decay and restore the pristine glory of River Sal within a year. The project envisages construction of a 20 MLD STP and […]


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Sewage pipes pouring into Mandovi troubles greens

2014-06-18

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SUNDAY TIMES OF INDIA, GOA FEBRUARY 16, 2014 Panaji: Waste water and sewage pipes from nearby residences in Penha da Franca have been illegally passed through the newly-constructed retaining wall with their spouts in River Mandovi, raising a concern about the worsening pollution of Goa’s lifeline. Water resources department (VNTRI-i) recently commenced construction of a […]


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Foundation stone for new sewage treatment plant laid at Baina

2014-06-18

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VASCO: PWD Minister Sudin Dhavlikar on Sunday laid the foundation stone for new sewage treatment plant at Kattem-Baina. Dhavlikar unveiled the plaque in the presence of Power Minister Milind Naik, Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida, PWD Principal Engineer J S Rego, Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) Chairperson Sumita Usgaokar, PDA Chair-person Krishna Salkar, Councilors Jerry Fernandes, Sinita […]


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Government proposes sewerage systems for top tourist spots

2014-06-18

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Jun

Goa [Wednesday, December 11, 2013 TEAM HERALD teamheralff@herald-goacom PANJIM: There is a possibility that locations frequented by tourists, especially along the beach belt, would soon be rid of sewerage discharge problems as the State government is proposing sewerage systems and networking under the ministry of environment and forests schemes. Coastal areas in North and South […]


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Pollutant in Sal destroys shellfish spawning ground

2014-06-18

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Jun

Destroyed shellfish seen washed on the shore at Betul, on Wednesday. (Inset) A fisherman displaying spoiled clams on his palms. BY MICHAEL. FISHER I NT PANAJI: Velim panchayat has received over 150 complaints wince March regarding some mysterious phenomenon that has totally destroyed the shellfish fauna in River Sal. Over 250 traditional fishing families, especially […]


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