Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suresh Banarasilal Jaipuria Vs M/s. SMS Paryavaran Ltd. & Others dated 27/02/2019 regarding laying of the sewerage network and establishment of STP in Shegaon, District Buldana, Maharashtra. It has been alleged that certain mandatory requirements prescribed in the contract agreement have not been carried out, the most significant one being the leakage test of the network and the STP.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ground Water Pollution, 08/02/2019. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), the ground water available in the country in general is potable and suitable for various usages. However, localized occurrence of ground water having various chemical constituents in excess of the limits prescribed for drinking water use has been observed in some states. The commonly observed contaminants such as, Arsenic, Fluoride and Iron are geogenic, whereas contaminants such as, nitrates, phosphates, heavy metals etc.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. Pugazhendhi & Others Vs Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 01/02/2019 regarding pollution of groundwater and remedial measures to be taken at Cuddalore industrial area in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Sixteen coal ash pits in Texas are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, according to a report released on Thursday by the Environmental Integrity Pro

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Awasiya Jan Kalyan Samiti Vs State of Haryana dated 14/01/2019 regarding disposal of sewage water in Sector 48, Faridabad. In absence of suitable arrangement, disposal is taking place on open land and on the market site, resulting in sewerage logging and also polluting underground water, creating a situation of hazard to public health. A report submitted before the Tribunal by the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation, Faridabad states that there were several unauthorized colonies around Badkal village. A project of Rs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter Environmental Safety Association Vs State of Haryana dated 10/01/2019 regarding M/s Classic Steel Industry near Kaalli Matta Mandir, old Chacharauli Road, near Gate of F.C.I. Godown behind Kakku Ki Kothi, Prem Nagar, Jagadhri District, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, discharging sulphuric acid and nitric acid into public sewerage by putting pipe and polluting the underground water.

The Central Ground Water Authority of the Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on December 12, 2018 notified revised guidelines for ground water extraction. The revised guidelines, which will be effective from June 1, 2019, aim to ensure a more robust ground water regulatory mechanism in the country.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arvind Kumar Baliyan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 05/12/2018 regarding Indian Potash Limited, Titavi Sugar Complex, Titavi, Muzzafarnagar discharging effluents, polluting the water, affecting public health and health of the animals.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vedanta Limited Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 28/11/2018 regarding closure of Sterlite Copper Plant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushant Tripathy, General Secretary, Dashin Gujarat Kamdar Parisad Vs Ambaji Dyeing & Printing Mills dated 19/11/2018 regarding Ambaji Dyeing & Printing Mills in Surat, Gujarat creating pollution through boiler and coal. Dirty polluted water is flowing in the slum areas. Unprocessed and hard water is affecting the health of the inhabitants.

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