Question raised in Lok Sabha on Fluorides in Ground Water, 16/03/2017. State-wise number of fluoride affected habitations ( more than permissible level prescribed by Bureau of Indian Standards for drinking water) as reported by the States into Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) of the Ministry as on 10th March, 2017 is at Annexure-I.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Hanuman T. Rakte & Others Vs. Aurangabad Distillery Ltd. & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding pollution caused by M/s Aurangabad Distillery Pvt Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra. Affidavit filed by Regional Officer, MPCB, Pune, who visited the site and collected samples for water analysis from dug well and tube well located in the vicinity of M/s Aurangabad Distillery Pvt Ltd, reveals that water samples taken from the dug well of the Applicant had pale brownish colour.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contamination of Ground Water, 10/03/2017. Diseases such as Cholera, Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases (Dysentery and Diarrhea), Enteric Fever (Typhoid) and Viral Hepatitis A & E are caused by consumption of contaminated drinking water. State/UT wise details of number of cases and deaths reported due to these diseases during 2014-16 as per data compiled by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) are indicated in Annexure I.

The contractor hired to carry out the final round of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s groundwater survey at the new Toyosu wholesale food market said Saturday it was told to use a method that de

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.

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