Goa has long been facing a problem of contaminated water, but the response of the authorities is tardy, says FREDDY DIAS
W ater is essential for life. We need to drink at least 2.5 litres of water daily, which


This article discusses the various components that impact effective water quality management in rural India.

The study aims at the assessment of drinking water quality in terms of some metal cations in and around Rangia town at different distances from the Rangia college. The results obtained were compared with drinking water standards (WHO, 2004 and BIS).

Hyderabad, June 26: Every villager will soon have bottled purified water if Chief Minister, Dr Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy

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To supply potable water to the city residents in accordance with standards approved by World Health Organization (WHO), Capital Development Authority (CDA) will hire a multinational company to run its 32 water filtration plants installed in various sectors.

Drinking-water quality is an issue of concern for human health in developing and developed countries world-wide. The risks arise from infectious agents, toxic chemicals and radiological hazards. Experience highlights the value of preventive management approaches spanning from water resource to consumer.

The physico-chemical and bacteriological characteristics of ground water samples collected in Dharmapuram village, Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu was assessed.

Ahmedabad : Residents of Swastik Tenements near Indira bridge in Hansol are being made to live without clean drinking water for last three months. The residents say sewage is leaking into their main water line. They have been forced to use contaminated water despite repeated complaints to Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC).