Thiruvananthapuram: A comparison of the groundwater level for November 2017 and November 2018 shows decline in 65% of total monitoring wells and rise in 35% of the total monitoring stations.

GHAZIABAD: An association of industrialists met the district magistrate on Tuesday and appealed to her that notices issued by the pollution control board against many of them be withdrawn.

NEW DELHI: Discharge of toxic elements from industries and landfills and diffused sources of pollution like fertilisers and pesticides over the years has resulted in high levels of contamination of

NEW DELHI: With Delhi staring at an alarming situation to reach virtually zero groundwater level by 2020, the Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Centre and Delhi government for not taking steps

From 519 in 1976, count has dropped to 251 now, while 4 main reservoirs have shrunk due to encroachment

“It has become important for the city to have an alternative source of water.

NEW DELHI: The capital, already facing a severe drinking water shortage, is heading towards a more serious situation as the level of groundwater, continuously depleting in the last two decades, has

MUMBAI: The authorities have no control on groundwater extraction from private wells in Mumbai, putting the city’s water security at risk.

A bench of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta, which perused a report of the Central Ground Water Board on the status of groundwater level in Delhi from May 2000 to May 2017, said it “i

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/05/2018 regarding unauthorised constructions in Delhi and its effect on groundwater. Central Ground Water Board has filed a report on the status of ground water which shows that in areas categorized as over exploited (as per Ground Water Resources Estimation of 2013) from May 200 to May 2017 water level declined rate varied from 0.5 m/year to more than 2 m/year at places.