The main causes attributed to the Pollution of River Ganga are due to disposal of industrial and domestic sewage effluent directly by drains or indirectly through tributaries.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Kamboj & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 22/12/2016 regarding leachate from Bandhwari solid waste treatment plant situated on the Gurgaon-Faridabad border.The Counsel appearing for the State of Haryana submits that the financial bid for establishment of Waste to Energy Plant at Gurgaon and Faridabad would be opened on 30th December, 2016 and the contract would be awarded in January, 2017.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Chemicals in Ground Water, 15/12/2016. As reported by the Uttar Pradesh State into the online Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) of the Ministry, there are 200 fluoride, 262 arsenic, one iron, one nitrate and 82 salinity affected habitations which are yet to be provided safe drinking water.

The Standing Committee on Water Resources (2016-2017) present the Eleventh Report on the Action Taken by Government on the Observations / Recommendations contained in the Fifth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) of the Standing Committee on Water Resources on the subject “Review of Ground Water Scenario, need for a comprehensive policy and measures to

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Nav Yuvak Ajay Ekta Samiti & Others Vs. Hindustan Copper Limited & Others dated 06/12/2016 regarding groundwater pollution in Balaghat due to mining activities.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contamination of Ground Water, 01/12/2016. Ground water quality data generated by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) during various scientific studies and ground water quality monitoring indicates that ground water in isolated pockets in parts of various States including Delhi and Bihar is contaminated with Fluoride, Nitrate, Arsenic, etc.The number of Blocks in each State, affected with ground water contamination are given at Annexure-I.

VIJAYWADA: The southern region of Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) has found high levels of contaminants and total dissolved solids in the groundwater samples collected from various parts of Vijay

Meerut: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday came down heavily on the Uttar Pradesh government for not following its 2015 order, in which it had ordered to dismantle all the hand pumps in th

The aim of the present work was to study the impact of dumpsite leachate on ground-water quality of Jawaharnagar village. Leachate and ground-water samples were investigated for various physico-chemical parameters viz., pH, total dissolved solids (TDS), total hardness (TH), calcium (Ca2+), magnesium (Mg2+), sodium (Na+), potassium (K+), chloride (Cl−), carbonates (CO32−), bicarbonates (HCO3−), nitrates (NO3−), and sulphates (SO42−) during dry and wet seasons in 2015 and were reported.

AMONG THE 144 wards under Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), 100 have significantly higher arsenic contamination in water than the limits deemed safe by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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