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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

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.

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