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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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Jun

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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River Sal findings are wake-up call to save our water bodies

2014-06-18

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Jun

BY ADELMO FERNANDES This is with reference to the article “Tisreos Dying In Sal” (NT May 3). With the amount of pollutants, waste, sewerage and garbage being discharged into the rivers, such a man-made disaster was waiting to happen. The finding of the pollution of river Sal that has led to the destruction of the […]


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