Nagpur: The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has swung into action against local manufacturing units selling unpackaged and unsealed potable water.

The state’s first purified water ATM will be installed soon at Jharmajri village in the industrial hub of Baddi.

Seeking to save millions of liters of water per day across the country, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) - country's national standardization agency that involves in issuing quality certificati

Over 40 people were taken ill after consuming contaminated water, supplied by Delhi Jal Board, on the NCERT campus near Hauz Khas on Tuesday.

While some of those affected are under treatment at various city hospitals including Safdarjung, Rockland and Saket City Hospital in South Delhi, two persons including a four-year-old child allegedly died in the area following complication arising out of drinking unclean water this past Sunday.

How cool is cold? As the capital burns at 40 degrees Celsius and above, many residents have been running their air conditioners at no more than 18-19 degrees.

Of the 1,122 samples of potable water collected from homes in six districts in Tamil Nadu, NGO Consumers Association of India (CAI) found that at least 50 per cent of the water had E.

CHENNAI: In a significant development, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board and Food Safety and Drug Administration departments have found that only 51 private packaged drinking water units in Ch

Most of us have the habit of drinking water right out of bubble-top cans without qualms. But is the canned ‘mineral water’ safe enough?

The National Green Tribunal, Southern Bench, on Thursday directed the Chairman of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) and the Deputy Director General of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS),

DIBRUGARH: The Dibrugarh district administration have imposed a ban on the use of plastic carry bags.

In his order under Section 144 CrPC, ADC PK Rajkhowa prohibited the use of carry bags and containers made of recycled plastic to store, carry, dispense or package food stuff while the same made for the use in other purposes must use pigments and colours as per the specifications of Bureau of Indian Standards. The prohibition also includes manufacturing, stocking, distributing or selling of carry bags made of virgin or recycled plastic of less than 40 microns in thickness and of pouches made of non–recyclable laminated or metallic plastics. Carry bags and containers made of virgin plastic must be in natural shade, the order stated.