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September , 2014
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Only a sewerage overhaul can save Delhi

Source: The Hindustan Times, Date: September , 2014

Delhi may face a civic and health disaster if remedial measures are not taken immediately to manage its  waste water, Delhi’s first sewerage maser plan has warned. The plan, uploaded on Delhi Jal Board’s website for suggestion, states that because of ground water contamination, water-borne diseases (such as typhold fever , cholera andhepatities) may take the form of an epidemic, resulting in a disaster. “ The water quality in the Yamuna is two notches below even the normal bathing standards,” says the draft report that aims to fix Delhi failing waste –water management system and reduce pollution in the Yamuna by building pipe networks and clean-up centres.

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