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 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.

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.

China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection revealed Sunday that the country’s major polluting emissions declined in the first half of 2015.

Kulgaon-Badlapur, Ambernath municipal councils told to deposit Rs 5 cr each.

The following draft notification, which the Central Government proposes to issue under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), is hereby published for the information of public likely to be affected thereby; and the notice is hereby given that the said draft notification shall be taken into consideration on or after the expiry of a

GURGAON: Pollution in the Yamuna seems to be going from bad to worse.

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) is planning to set up an online water checking facility at the Godavari soon in a bid to control pollution in the river.

Panaji: The Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) has found high raw sewage contamination in the St Inez creek's water.