Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Research Foundation for Science Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/04/2018 regarding provision of clean drinking water to residents living around Union Carbide plant, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. In the response filed on behalf of the State of Madhya Pradesh, so far as the status of provision for drinking water is concerned, it has been stated that in the additional 20 localities water is being regularly supplied to a total of 3313 households which have been provided with water tap connections.

A water point mapping exercise done in Mulanje District this year has revealed that over 200 boreholes in the district are at risk of contamination.

The National Green Tribunal has sought a detailed list of various industries of Ghaziabad and Hapur districts on a plea alleging that incessant extraction of groundwater has led to severe depletion

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Research Foundation for Science Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/04/2018 regarding provision for clean drinking water to residents living around the Union Carbide plant and steps to control spreading of toxic waste, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Supreme Court directs Union of India to file affidavit.

AHMEDABAD: Overexploitation of groundwater resources and over-reliance on chemical pesticides and fertilizers is leading to rise of life-threatening chemical contaminants in groundwater beyond acce

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Meera Shukla Vs. Municipal Corporation, Gorakhpur & Others dated 22/03/2018 regarding municipal solid waste, sewage and trade effluent management in the city of Gaurakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Nagpur: In almost all the districts of the state, nitrate pollution has become a major threat to groundwater. It is believed to cause blue baby syndrome.

Contamination of groundwater sources due to over-abstraction and discharge of polluting substances has been a long standing problem in most parts of the country. In 1974, a legislation was specifically enacted to regulate and prohibit water pollution.

Considering the health effects of fluoride, the present study was undertaken to assess the concentration of fluoride in groundwater, and urine of school children in Bass region of Haryana state.

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The Fly Ash Council, chaired by Chief Secretary Sumit Mallick, told Mahagenco to work out the commercials of providing fly ash for free.

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