This technical note serves as the main reference for the updated Aqueduct™ water risk framework, in which combine 13 water risk indicators—including quantity, quality, and reputational risks—into a composite overall water risk score.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Tongad Vs State of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 31/07/2019 regarding illegal drawal of groundwater by tankers in violation of the ban on extraction of ground water without prior permission of the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) and without such tankers being registered with the Delhi Jal Board. Such tankers are operating without registration with a view to avoid regulation which is necessary to check the source from where the water is drawn.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Rai Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others dated 29/07/2019 regarding M/s. Broadson Commodities Pvt. Ltd., illegally undertaking sand mining on the riverbeds of Sone River in Bhojpur District, Bihar, in the process of which many temporary bridges have been constructed over the river. Sand has been excavated at many places by digging upto the depth of 50 feet against the permissible depth of 3 meter, resulting in reduction of groundwater level in the nearby area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahendra Singh Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 24/07/2019 regarding illegal operation of stone crushers in District Mahendergarh, Haryana. The stone crushers are located near to plantation, reserved forest and educational institution. Further, the area suffers from scarcity of drinking water and if the stone crushers operate, the ground water would be illegally extracted.

Officials at the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) studied the topography of the area and found that even when it rained, most of the water simply ran off the hill slopes.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Depletion of Ground Water Levels, 22/07/2019. Central Ground Water Board is periodically monitoring the ground water levels throughout the Country on a regional scale, through a network of monitoring wells.

Chennai: The Madras high court has directed Tiruvallur collector to explain why action has not been taken against district authorities, including district revenue officer (DRO), for failing to impl

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Depleting Ground Water, 18/07/2019. The Dynamic Ground Water Resources of the country are being periodically assessed jointly by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) and State Governments.

Trichy: As a few of the borewells supplying drinking water to Karur town go dry by further deepening water crisis over the past few weeks, Karur municipality has been identifying places for digging

While the Centre has initiated the “Jal Shakti Abhiyan” for water conservation across the country on July 1, the illegal mining has already played havoc with the water table in the district, with t

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