A Bill further to amend the Goa Ground Water Regulation Act, 2002 (Act 1 of 2002). This Act may be called the Goa Ground Water Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2022. It extends to the whole of the State of Goa.

On the directions of Hon’ble Supreme Court vide its order dated 10th December, 1996 passed in Civil writ Petition No 4677 of 1985, MC Mehta Vs Union of India, the Central Government had constituted the Central Ground Water Board as Authority vide notification number S.O.

Punjab ranks the highest in the country for over-exploitation of groundwater, government data shows.

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.