When setting national drinking-water quality regulations and standards, many countries consider the WHO Guidelines for drinking-water quality (GDWQ).

India’s tech hub, Bengaluru, may soon run out of water like Cape Town in South Africa, which is facing a severe water crisis, a statement from the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said on W

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/02/2018. The Application have been moved by Delhi Jal Board seeking direction of this Tribunal to the Government of Haryana to urgently take steps to check and reduce alleged dangerous level of Ammonia and consequent pollution effective on the drinking water source from upstream into river Yamuna and supply water to Wazirabad reservoir.

The presence of diarrhoeagenic bacteria such as Escherichia coli in drinking water indicates faecal and sewage contamination. Testing the microbial quality of drinking water at source (n = 29) and households (n = 43) of 29 peri-urban villages of Bengaluru city, indicated that 80% and 93% of samples respectively were unfit for human consumption as per WHO standards, i.e. nil E. coli in 100 ml sample. This also indicated that water gets contaminated further at the point-of-use when compared to the source.

Abuja, Kaduna and Enugu — A Daily Trust independent water investigation reveals germs which are harmful to human health.

Seven-hundred young people who were sickened by tainted tap water in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan 16 years ago will collect government compensation, the provincial government said on Wedne

Nagpur: The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court, on Thursday, allowed an intervention application, against unpackaged drinking water suppliers, which alleged that product sold by such firms shoul

About 76 percent of rural habitations in India have achieved a fully covered (FC) status, under the National Rural Drinking Water Program, with 40 liters per capita daily (lpcd), but this coverage is primarily through hand-pumps and does not necessarily translate into sustainable and good quality service delivery.

About 76 percent of rural habitations in India have achieved a fully covered (FC) status, under the National Rural Drinking Water Program, with 40 liters per capita daily (lpcd), but this coverage is primarily through hand-pumps and does not necessarily translate into sustainable and good quality service delivery.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Doaba Paryavaran Samiti Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 29/08/2016 regarding contaminated drinking water in six districts of Western Uttar Pradesh.

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