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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

Lack of progress on sanitation threatens to undermine the child survival and health benefits from gains in access to safe drinking water, warn WHO and UNICEF in a report tracking access to drinking water and sanitation against the Millennium Development Goals.

LUDHIANA: PAU claims to have developed a water-testing kit that costs only Rs 40.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs. Govt. of NCT, Delhi & Ors. dated 19/06/2015 regarding water supply in the city of Delhi.

Majority of the population in the country is exposed to the hazards of drinking unsafe and polluted water from both surface and ground water sources.

Riding on the success of ensuring pure drinking water to 2500-odd residents of Chitlapakkam Town Panchayat in Kancheepuram district, the Directorate of Town Panchayats has decided to extend its arm

A host of people in Comilla are suffering from arsenicosis, with the majority contracting the disease by drinking water rich in arsenic.

AIADMK deputy legislature party leader A.

Nagpur: At least 40,000 people residing in Sadbhavna Nagar and Srinagar are getting contaminated water since the last three years.

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