The quality of drinking water and bathing water, and the effectiveness of waste water treatment across the European Union continues to improve, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollutants in River Systems, 29/11/2016. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) along with State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) is monitoring the river water quality across the country through a network of 1275 monitoring stations on various rivers under National Water Quality Monitoring Programme (NWQMP).

The main causes attributed to the Pollution of River Ganga are due to disposal of industrial and domestic sewage effluent joining to it directly by drains or indirectly through tributaries.

The Neela Hauz lake, a natural depression near Sanjay Van in south Delhi, once the source of drinking water for the locality, had turned into a dumping ground for malba and raw sewage from the surr

A report on the pollution levels in the Yamuna before, during and after idol immersion during Durga Puja shows that pollution levels were highest during the time of immersion, but quick action and

The idols immersed during Dussehra has plummeted the dissolved oxygen (DO) level in Yamuna to zero in the river’s journey through the national capital, a Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) st

HYDERABAD: Three weeks after removing thousands of Ganesh idols from the Hussainsagar, authorities are now struggling to clear over 3,000 Durga idols immersed in the iconic lake.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, namely: These rules may be called the Environment (Protection) Fifth Amendment Rules, 2016.

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has decided to turn the heat on bakery units, which are allegedly causing water pollution in the city.

BHUBANESWAR: The industries coming under green category may soon come under pollution watch if the state government implements the recently-revised categorization guidelines of the Central Pollutio