Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Kerala State Coastal Management Authority Vs DLF Universal Limited & Others dated 10/01/2018 regarding construction of a multi-storey residential complex on the eastern bank of Chilavannurkayal (backwaters) in Kerala. Supreme Court directs that in future, wherever permissions are required to come and are to be obtained before commencement of construction, it would be no answer that activity can be carried on without obtaining the permissions.
Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Calcutta Citizens's Initiative & Others Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 15/11/2017 regarding threat to the environment of the Rabindra Sarobar Lake and its surrounding due to football matches held during night time and other social activities including activities of the clubs located in the premises of Rabindra Sarobar Lake.
Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Institute of Medical Science University Rajasthan & Others Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 09/11/2017 regarding water shortage in Jaipur city and the drying up of Ramgarh Lake. The case deals with the massive encroachments in the catchment areas of Ramgarh Dam especially by the National Institute of Medical Sciences University or NIMS.
Objective of the project is to create a database on water bodies in Bengaluru Metropolitan Area (Jurisdiction of BBMP and BDA) by identifying the water bodies through physical verification; assessing the water quality class, based on the water quality analysis; to prepare the water body database and to prepare the lake atlas with manual cartogra
Changes in the abundance and area of mountain lakes in the Djungarskiy (Jetysu) Alatau between 2002 and 2014 were investigated using Landsat imagery. The number of lakes increased by 6.2 % from 599 to 636 with a growth rate of 0.51 % a−1. The combined areas were 16.26 ± 0.85 to 17.35 ± 0.92 km2 respectively and the overall change was within the uncertainty of measurements. Fifty lakes, whose potential outburst can damage existing infrastructure, were identified.