Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contamination of Ground Water, 19/07/2018. Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) monitors ground water quality periodically to ascertain the magnitude and extent of different contaminants in ground water. The ground water quality data is shared with concerned State Governments for taking necessary remedial measures. States-wise details of affected districts with ground water contamination by different chemical constituents are given at Annexure.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs State of Punjab dated 16/07/2018 regarding contamination of drinking water by heavy metals in Punjab especially in Districts of Amritsar and Ludhiana because of polluting industries.

Meerut: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to seal all the hand pumps and bore wells which are drawing water contaminated with mercury in six districts of w

Ranchi: Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) has slapped a deadline of 30 days on unauthorised automobile service centres, asking them to get their units registered so that a no-objectio

Continuous use will reduce fertility: Study

Water quality in Delhi is on alarming situation, as per a recent Lok Sabha secretariat reports east and northeast districts of Delhi are undergoing arsenic contamination of groundwater, furthermore

There needs to be a strict check on industrial units for any illegal borewells, and prevent these from being used for releasing waste water or industrial effluents directly in to the groundwater, i

The White Paper on Environment, cleared by the Cabinet on Wednesday, points to alarming indicators on environmental destruction.

Groundwater overexploitation has caused massive groundwater depletion and raised concerns for water and food security in India. Groundwater in India also suffers from multiple water quality issues such as arsenic and fluoride contamination that pose human health risks. Here we report new data showing that the occurrence in uranium in Indian groundwater is an emerging and widespread phenomenon.

In the last one year, Shubham Wasnik got hospitalized twice. “My stomach always hurts,” says the 26-year-old.

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