Groundwater pollution due to anthropogenic activities may impact overall groundwater quality. Organic and inorganic pollutants have been routinely detected at unsafe levels in groundwater rendering this important drinking water resource practically unusable. Vulnerability of groundwater pollution and subsequent impact has been documented in various studies across the globe. Field studies as well as mathematical models have demonstrated increasing levels of pollutants in both shallow and deep aquifer systems.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Sree Balaji Nagar Residential Association Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Ors. dated 10/09/2014 regarding

The environment ministry means business now and the entire process of environment clearance will be much simpler, speedier and transparent said Shri Prakash Javadekar highlighting ten major achievements of the Ministry of Environment and Forests so far. A high-level panel too has been set up to review green laws in two months.

The present study deals with the physic-chemical parameters at selected areas of Tuticorin District, Tamil Nadu, India for the year 2014. Seven different samples were collected from different sampling sites and were analyzed for different physic-chemical parameters. The obtained values were compared with the standard values of ISI, ICMR and WHO.

The water quality management is one of the many environmental problems in India. Increasing demand of water for human consumption, irrigation and growing industrial activities has impacted the water quality of rivers due to declining flows in rivers and depleting water levels of subsurface resources.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on contamination of ground water in Karnataka, 11/08/2014,

The objective of the study was to assess the extent of arsenic contamination of groundwater and surface water in Peru and, to evaluate the accuracy of the Arsenic Econo-Quick™ (EQ) kit for measuring water arsenic concentrations in the field.

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CHENNAI: The city is waking up to the threat faced by the Muttukadu estuary due to unbridled urbanisation that has resulted in high-rises and industries on its banks.

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Tuesday got a rap from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) for neither formulating environmental standards nor preparing any comprehensiv

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Asim Sarode & Others Vs The Collector of Nanded & Others dated 07/07/2014 regarding excessive extraction of groundwater and floride affected areas in Nanded, Maharashtra.

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