IISc study at 19 locations near water bodies reveals high level of contamination

A report `Rajasthan Action Plan on Climate Change' drafted recently by various departments of the state government with the help of TERI has also pointed out that the quality of ground water was a

PATNA: Come summer and the city gets almost parched.

Water quality monitoring is one of the important function of State Pollution Control Board. It helps in evaluating the nature & extent of water contamination, assess the water quality trends, evaluate the success of pollution control measures taken & prioritization of efforts to be initiated.

More Than 5mg Per Litre Found In Groundwater Against Permissible Limit Of 1mg Per Litre

The backward district of Nalgonda is now faced with one more major water contaminant. After fluoride and uranium, researchers have found substantial quantities of bromide in groundwater in Nalgonda district.

With release of genetically modified Bt brinjal for commercial cultivation Bangladesh is first country in the South Asia to cultivate any genetically modified food crop. Read more in this March 2014 edition of the Monthly Overview on State of Environment, Bangladesh.




The LGRD and cooperatives minister, Syed Ashraful Islam, told the parliament on Tuesday athat Tk 23.50 crore had been allocated for mosquito control for Dhaka city corporations this year.

This report is a compilation of data gathered from Central Ground Water Board and various participating organizations in Punjab to highlight the prevailing status of water quality and identify the challenges along with possible remedial measures.

The water table in several districts of Punjab and Haryana has been showing a continuous declining trend in the last four decades.

The report on `Status of Ground Water Quality in Coastal Aquifers of India’ is the outcome of an attempt at compilation and synthesis of available scientific data on the ground water quality in the coastal aquifers of India, generated through years of scientific studies carried out by Central Ground Water Board and many other Central and State A