GURUGRAM: Gurgaon has lost as many as 389 water bodies in the past 60 years, a study has revealed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Narayan & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 15/01/2018 regarding groundwater withdrawal by M/s. Rathi Steel & Power, Uttar Pradesh.

In a bid to stave off Day Zero, the City of Cape Town is drilling its aquifers to abstract groundwater, which are expected to offer much needed water relief for the drought stricken city.

DEHRADUN: After last year's furore over the extraction of ground water by a mineral water bottle factory from Jhilmil Jheel Conservation Reserve in Haridwar forest division, which is home to endang

Dehradun: The Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) officials from Uttarakhand have stated that there has been a steep rise in the number of commercial establishments here seeking permission for extrac

Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee Kisan Cell chairman M.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ground Water Contamination, 28/12/2017.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh V/s. Hotel Jaypee Vasant, New Delhi & Others dated 22/12/2017 regarding extraction of grounwater by hotels in Delhi. It is stated on behalf of the hotels that all the hotels hold permissions for extraction of ground water granted by the concerned competent authorities as per the extant guidelines and reports of the joint inspections are also on record. NGT directs for issuance of revised guidelines.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Artificial Recharge to Ground Water, 21/12/2017. Statewise Rural and Urban Artificial Recharge Structures as proposed in Master Plan are given at Annexure – I. During assessment year 2013, out of 6584 assessment units in the country, 1034 (15.7%) assessment units are categorized as “Over-Exploited”, whereas during assessment year 2011, the respective figures were 6607 and 1071 (16.2%). State-wise details are given at Annexure – II.

A proposed by-law introduces the threat of imprisonment‚ cracks down on borehole use and rogue plumbers‚ makes swimming pool covers mandatory and compels section title schemes to blow the whistle o