The Union government has come out with fresh guidelines to determine quality of water in rivers and other water bodies. The notification, which was issued by the ministry of environment forests and climate change (MoEF), contains 14 points and states the desired levels in each parameter that will be used to determine quality.

The Subramanyapura lake will be relegated to history if the government agencies and other stakeholders do not take measures, both immidiate and long-term, to stem the rot, said a report prepared by

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has issued a draft notification on the Standards for Sewage Treatment Plant for public comments. These standards will be applicable for discharge in water resources as well as for land disposal.

Two months since the Godavari was cleaned, the river is back to being a murky nullah choked with household waste, plastic and puja material dumped into it

GHAZIABAD: There was a considerable dip in idol immersion in the Hindon river on Thursday compared to previous years, with the administration having made alternative arrangements for devotees.

Directions issued under Section 5 of EPA Act, 1986 regarding Treatment and Utilization of Sewage for Restoration of Water Quality of River to Metropolitan Cities and States/UT Capitals by Central Pollution Control Board. Sewage is a mojor cause for poor water quality and adversely impacts human health and aquatic life.

If an interim report filed by the Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) is anything to go by, pollution levels have gone from bad to worse in Hussainsagar after the 11-day Ganesha Chaturt

KOCHI: The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will install an online emission monitoring system and effluent quality monitoring system at its Brahmapuram diesel power plant.

BMC engineers visited the campus and were keen on creating a constructed wetland near the main gate entrance to treat water from Powai village that flows through the IIT campus into the lake.

The study was to characterize and understand the water quality of the river Yamuna in Delhi (India) prior to an efficient restoration plan. A combination of collection of monitored data, mathematical modeling, sensitivity, and uncertainty analysis has been done using the QUAL2Kw, a river quality model. The model was applied to simulate DO, BOD, total coliform, and total nitrogen at four monitoring stations, namely Palla, Old Delhi Railway Bridge, Nizamuddin, and Okhla for 10 years (October 1999–June 2009) excluding the monsoon seasons (July–September).

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