A bench of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta, which perused a report of the Central Ground Water Board on the status of groundwater level in Delhi from May 2000 to May 2017, said it “i

Summers are the peak season for drilling borewells and several illegal companies mushroom to carry on drilling activities.

AHMEDABAD : Gujarat has already consumed 68% of its groundwater; and there are no signs that consumption will slow down.

Hyderabad: Industries in Patancheru mandal of Medak district are not just polluting the environment but also exploiting ground water without permission.

In a crackdown launched by authorities, a ban has been enforced on unauthorised extraction of groundwater at seven locations in Servaikaranmadam village in Tuticorin taluk.

Government issues fresh guidelines

In a step towards conserving groundwater resources, Poonamallee municipality recently launched a drive to curb illegal tapping of water from borewells for commercial use.

Unhappy over Delhi government not initiating proper action against illegal and unauthorized borewells operating in the capital, National Green Tribunal has sought the presence of senior officials o

The formation of a statutory authority to monitor sinking of borewells seems to have had no effect in regulating the exploitation of groundwater in the State.

The State government has constituted the Karnataka Groundwater Authority and framed rules under the Karnataka Groundwater (Regulation and Control of Development and Management) Act, 2011. District-level committees too were formed to keep tabs on utilisation of groundwater.

A group of residents from Anupanadi thronged the district collectorate on Monday urging the state government and the district administration to act against a polluting company functioning in their

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