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February , 2017
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Israeli firm to clean up toxic Yamuna drain

Source: The Indian Express, Date: February , 2017

The Indian Express, New Delhi, Feb 2017: The Delhi government has roped in an Israeli firm to clean up, through ecological methods, an eight-kilometre stretch of one of the most polluting drains that empties into the highly-polluted Yamuna river. Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra said Israeli firm ‘Ayala Water and Ecology Ltd’ has been tasked with preparing a detailed project report on cleaning up the Bhalswa to Surghat stretch of the supplementary drain. “The report will be prepared in the next four months. We have chosen the supplementary drain to begin with and plan to expand the project further. It can be considered a big step as the drain has a capacity of 180 million litres per day (MLD),” Mishra said.

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