This document is part of a series of guidebooks that address various aspects of monitoring and assessment of freshwater. It describes the main features of groundwater that govern its quantity, availability and chemical quality.

The Department of Legal and Legislative Affairs, Punjab on July 18, 2022 has issued the Punjab Rural Development (Amendment) Act, 2022 to further amend the Punjab Rural Development Act, 1987.

Around the world, 546 million schoolchildren still lack a basic drinking water service at their school; 539 million schoolchildren don't have a basic toilet, and over 800 million schoolchildren lack basic facilities with soap and water to wash their hands, according to this latest JMP report by the WHO/UNICEF.

India scored the lowest among 180 countries in this 2022 Environment Performance Index (EPI), an analysis by researchers of Yale and Columbia University which provides a data-driven summary of the state of sustainability around the world.

The Constitution of Nepal 2015 enshrines everyone’s right of access to clean water for drinking and the right to food. The common operationalization of the right to water for drinking is providing access to infrastructure that brings water for drinking and other basic domestic uses near and at homesteads.

This book presents 28 real-life examples of managed aquifer recharge (MAR) from around the world, where, at village to state level, people have collaborated to improve quantity and quality of water supplies and buffer them against drought and emergencies.

Jal Jeevan Mission – Har Ghar Jal, is a decentralized, demand-driven community-managed water supply programme that seeks to empower local village community, which means local village community is to play a central role in the planning, implementation, management, operation and maintenance of their own in-village water supply system.

WHO, UNDP, UNEP and UNICEF have partnered to create a new compendium of 500 actions aimed at reducing death and diseases driven by environmental risk factors, the first such resource to unite this expertise from across the UN system.

The present report is based on the results of the State Sample of 76th National Sample Survey on ‘Drinking Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Housing Condition’. This survey was carried out by this Directorate during July 2018 - December 2018. The survey on housing condition was aimed to portray several aspects of housing condition.

Target 6.4 is: “By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity.” Indicator 6.4.2 tracks how much freshwater is being withdrawn by all economic activities, compa

Pages