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

For checking misuse of groundwater for construction purposes, the Haryana Government is all set to implement the provisions of the “Draft Model Bill for Conservation, Protection and Regulation of G

A Bill to regulate and manage the development of groundwater and the matters connected therewith and incidental thereto. This Act may be called the “Haryana State Groundwater Management & Regulation Act, 2013.

Despite being one of the worst examples of depleting groundwater resources in the country, Punjab seems to be oblivious to augmentation efforts to fill in the gap, or so suggests the Union Water Re

This report analyses the non-binding policy as well as legal and institutional framework for groundwater governance in India. It puts special focus on implementation, enforcement and compliance matters in practice, drawing from experience in the States of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

PANJIM: The High Court of Bombay at Goa, in a public interest litigation, has ordered that the policy on digging of bore wells, tube wells and controlling of activities of water tankers be formulat

Borewells are draining water into the earth, says expert

Setting up a ground water authority consisting of experts and imposing a moratorium on private borewells are essential to check the indiscriminate drilling of borewells, says an expert.

The report by the comptroller and auditor general of India (CAG) for March 2012-13 has pointed out that the provision of more infrastructure like hotels and restaurants to cater to the large number

The Consumer Federation Tamil Nadu (CONFET) adopted a resolution at its general body meeting held here recently urging the authorities “to take penal measures against industries that are indiscrimi

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday set up a committee to draft an extensive plan to deal with illegal extraction of groundwater in Delhi.

The bench also directed that meters be fixed wherever tubewells are operating, for measuring usage of groundwater and asked the committee to fix a charge that groundwater consumers would be liable to pay.

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