A section of farmers, and environment activists feel that efforts to clean River Noyyal and other water bodies will not get the desired result unless stringent action was taken to stop pollution ca

The expedited advent of urbanization and industrialization for economic growth has adversely affected the biological diversity, which is one of the major concerns of the developing countries. Microbes play a crucial role in decontaminating polluted sites and degrades pollution load of textile effluent. The present study was based on identification of microbial diversity along the Noyaal river of Tirupur area.

The Environment Ministry’s proposal, to hastily implement a ‘stringent’ norm mandating nearly all textile processing units to eliminate liquid discharges, can result in closure of many small and me

The study analysed that water pollution and water borne diseases. Water is one of the most important natural resources for all living organisms. Water pollution is a serious threat around the globe. Water pollution is generally referred to contamination of natural water resources. Man has polluted much of this limited quantity of water with sewage, industrial wastes and wide array of synthetic chemicals. Water-borne diseases are infectious diseases spread primarily through contaminated water. The present study was carried out Coimbatore district in TamilNadu.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Sri Murugan Dyeing Vs Disrict Environmental Engineer, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 15/10/2014 regarding seeking consent to operate (CFO) from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (Board), Tiruppur the dyeing unit of the Applicant at S.F. No.143/1 and 143/2 in Nallur village, in Tiruppur Taluk and District at the rate of 20 MT per month and to discharge 105 KLD of trade effluent.

Complaints of indiscriminate discharge of industrial effluents into the water bodies and insufficient water for irrigation in various places under PAP canal system, among a few other issues, domina

The Noyyal sub-basin, which is 3510 sq km in area, is part of the Cauvery basin that lies in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is a rapidly urbanizing sub-basin that includes the Class I cities of Coimbatore and Tiruppur as well as 84 smaller urban settlements.

Petition sent to the TNPCB Chairman seeking answers on the issue

P. Sankara Narayanan, an environmental activist hailing from agrarian community in the region, has decided to implead in one of the recent Public Interest Litigations (PIL) filed in Supreme Court, in an attempt to fight the continuing industrial pollution in Tirupur knitwear cluster.

Conservation of the lakes can significantly enhance the much wanted and rapidly declining underground water availability in and around the growing city of Coimbatore. This was one of the major ecological functions of the lakes possibly conceived by the far-sighted Tamil kings in the past.

Clean drinking water is out of reach for 4.64 crore people in rural areas in the country, says a report tabled by the Union water resources ministry in Parliament last week.