Waste Water Management in Cities: Notes from Bengaluru and Nelamangala

Priyanka Jamwal, Durba Biswas, Daniel Phillips

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Abstract

Water pollution has emerged as an area of concern in rapidly growing cities in India. With continued large investments in centralised waste water treatment systems, and a growing number of innovations in the decentralised treatment approaches, stormwater drainage networks are often overlooked as a potential locus of intervention. These networks, however, have the potential for focused intervention to improve surface and groundwater quality. This article dwells on a lab-tested, low-cost, and novel waste water management system called strategic in-stream treatment systems, which can be scaled up to existing and emerging cities in India.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-8
JournalEconomic and political weekly
StatePublished - Jun 5 2020

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