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Combined sewer overflows (CSOs) occur in combined sewer systems when sewage and stormwater runoff are released into water bodies, potentially contaminating water sources. CSOs are often caused by heavy precipitation and are expected to increase with increasing extreme precipitation associated with climate change.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) unveiled a global plan to better integrate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services with four other public health interventions to accelerate progress in eliminating and eradicating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by 2020.

The State Government has made a plan to implement a Mega Flow Water Scheme at a cost of Rs2,600 crore through which 70 litre of safe water per head would be provided to all households in the State.

By now, everyone in India understands that we have a serious water crisis. Too many of our rivers are polluted, dammed, or dying.

Patna: More than half the population in Patna has no access to safe drinking water.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on contamination of drinking water, 03/08/2015. Rajasthan is the worst State affected with 22,254 water quality affected habitations which are yet to be provided safe drinking water as on 1/4/2015.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sunita Pandey & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/07/2015 regarding arsenic in the ground water of District Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on contaminated drinking water, 23/07/2015. As on 1/4/2015, States have reported 66,761 rural habitation with water quality contaminations like arsenic, fluoride, iron, salinity and nitrate. State-wise details of water quality affected habitations which are yet to be provided with safe drinking water is at Annex-I. Under the centrally sponsored National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP), 67% of the funds released to States can be utilized for coverage and tackling water quality problems.

Apprehension still haunts different quarters as to whether the administration would be able to provide safe drinking water to the estimated 30 lakh Rath Yatra visitors as majority of water samples