Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Sheikh Shakir Vs Grasim Industries Ltd. Chemical Division & Others dated 09/02/2023.

The NGT, acting on the complaint of industrial pollution against Grasim Industries Ltd. chemical division located in the town of Nagda, Madhya Pradesh directed a four member committee to visit the site and submit a report within six weeks.

A committee comprising nominees of the Central Pollution Control Board, District Magistrate, Sangrur, Chief Engineer, Public Health Engineering Department, Punjab and Member Secretary, Punjab Pollution Control Board was directed by the NGT to look into the matter of contamination of ground water in village Aloarakh, block Bhiwanigarh, district Sangrur.

The Ministry of Jal Shakti released the ‘Drinking water quality monitoring & surveillance framework’ for proper functioning of water quality testing laboratories, timely detection of any water quality contamination, redressal mechanism thus, ensuring quality of tap water and sources.

Written submission by T. T. Rangasamy, President, Bhavaani Nadhineer Matrum Nilaththadi Neer on the report filed by the Joint Committee.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Friends through its General Secretary Vs Ministry of Water Resources dated 29/06/2021.

The matter dealt with the permissibility of use of reverse osmosis (RO) system where total dissolved solids (TDS) level is below a particular threshold and where RO system destroys minerals rendering use of RO treated water harmful for human health. Further question dealt with was the undue wastage of water rejected in the process.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijaysinh Dubbal & Others Vs MPCB & Others dated 19/10/2020.

While regulating the use of RO system in the country, based on the TDS parameter, the concerned Local Bodies like Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), Jal Nigam, Municipal Corporation, Jal Board, Municipalities, Private and Public sector agencies engaged in potable water supply, shall inform the consumers about the water sources and qual

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Standards for Drinking Water, 28/11/2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In Re : Water Pollution by Tanneries at Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh With In Re : Water Pollution at Rania, Kanpur Dehat & Rakhi Mandi, Kanpur Nagar, Uttar Pradesh dated 27/09/2019 control of pollution in River Ganga. The matter has been taken up on receipt of two reports dated 25.09.2019 and 26.09.2019 from Justice Arun Tandon, former Judge of the Allahabad High Court, who has been appointed as a head of a Committee to oversee the compliance of the order of the Tribunal for control of pollution in River Ganga.

This document provides practical guidance to support the development or revision of customized national or subnational drinking-water quality regulations and standards. The principles and guidance presented are broadly applicable across countries and contexts, including more resource-limited settings.