Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ground Water Pollution, 18/07/2019. Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) generates ground water quality data of the country on a regional scale as part of its ground water quality monitoring program. State-wise details of contamination of ground water are given at Annexure.
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Water Crisis in the Country, 15/07/2019. The Dynamic Ground Water Resources of the country are being periodically assessed jointly by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) and State Governments.
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Pollution of surface and ground water, 15/07/2019. Water bodies in the country are polluted due to discharge of untreated sewage, industrial effluent, agricultural runoff containing fertilizers, pesticides, etc.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bhim Singh Vs M/s. Uni Product (Pvt. Ltd.) & Others dated 11/07/2019. Grievance in the application is that M/s Uni Product (Pvt. Ltd.) and M/s Golden Tex Private Limited are manufacturing carpets in District Rewari, Haryana. In the course of their working, carpet waste comprising of synthetic material was burnt causing air pollution. The said units also extract ground water using submersible motor of 25 HP for commercial purpose without any valid consent and without following any safeguards for recharge of the groundwater.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Zumbarlal Dnyanoba Murkute Vs Dr. Nitin Virsingh Daliya & Others dated 04/07/2019 regarding illegal discharge of untreated effluents by Nityanand Institute of Medical Science while running a hospital, resort and party hall. It has been alleged that there is no proper waste management arrangement and untreated effluent was continuously being discharged causing massive damage to the environment. The report submitted by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) reveals environmental non-compliances.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Balotra Textile Hand Processors Association Vs Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 08/07/2019 regarding buffer zone of 500 m from the treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF).
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh Chandra Saxena Vs Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 31/05/2019 regarding groundwater recharge by Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and Delhi Development Authority (DDA), Public Works Department (PWD) Delhi, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) through rain water harvesting structures being not scientific and resulting in contamination of groundwater.