The Central Ground Water Authority of the Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on December 12, 2018 notified revised guidelines for ground water extraction. The revised guidelines, which will be effective from June 1, 2019, aim to ensure a more robust ground water regulatory mechanism in the country.

Last year in November, Ganeshwadi, a hamlet of Kolam tribals in Maharastra’s Yavatmal, was the first in the district to get water supply through tankers.

Farmers from different villages met in Greater Noida’s Kishorpur village on Sunday and decided to protest against the development of Jewar airport as their demands have not been addressed.

Nearly two months after the draft Maharashtra Groundwater (Development and Management) Rules, 2018, was made public for suggestions and objections, a committee of experts had been constituted to st

This study assesses the current state of knowledge and perceptions of arsenic contamination in rice among different stakeholders in Cambodia and identifies major knowledge gaps and possible policy responses to the issue.

Taking note of pollution and traffic congestion during functions at banquet halls, farmhouses and hotels here, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a committee to stop activities that lead

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sachin Goel Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 01/11/2018. Proceedings have been initiated on receipt of a letter alleging that lake at Roshanara Garden, Shakti Nagar, Delhi has dried on account of excessive use of ground water. It is suggested that treated sewage water be channelized into the lake. The same may be supplied by the Delhi Jal Board. Cost of STP may be recovered from the citizens. Untreated sewage water be sourced from Nazafgarh Drain.

The karst dolomite aquifers of the North West Province in South Africa are among the most important in the nation. They serve as key water sources for municipal water supply and irrigation, and are also ecologically important in supplying springs that feed important rivers.

India, the world's largest groundwater user, withdraws about 230 billion m3 groundwater annually for irrigation.

Understanding the gender dimensions of community-based groundwater governance is important because men and women differ in their need for and having access to groundwater, and their participation in the development, management and monitoring of the resource.

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