As many as 153 waterbodies in Gurugram district of Haryana have practically vanished and are beyond recovery or revival says this report submitted by Gurugram Municipal Development Authority (GMDA) to the National Green Tribunal on May 8, 2019

The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) yesterday accused City of Harare of not taking action over the pollution at Lake Chivero, the city's main water supply reservoir.

The South African Department of Water and Sanitation has set aside R341 million for the resuscitation of all wastewater treatment infrastructures in the Vaal Triangle.

A large percentage of urban Indians rely on on-site sanitation systems for managing their Faecal waste, in absence of public sewers. With an increase in the number of toilets due to initiatives such as the Swachh Bharat Mission, the issue of Faecal Sludge Management (‘FSM’) becomes increasingly important.

A large percentage of urban Indians rely on on-site sanitation systems for managing their Faecal waste, in absence of public sewers. With an increase in the number of toilets due to initiatives such as the Swachh Bharat Mission, the issue of Faecal Sludge Management (‘FSM’) becomes increasingly important.

A large percentage of urban Indians rely on on-site sanitation systems for managing their Faecal waste, in absence of public sewers. With an increase in the number of toilets due to initiatives such as the Swachh Bharat Mission, the issue of Faecal Sludge Management (‘FSM’) becomes increasingly important.

A large percentage of urban Indians rely on on-site sanitation systems for managing their Faecal waste, in absence of public sewers. With an increase in the number of toilets due to initiatives such as the Swachh Bharat Mission, the issue of Faecal Sludge Management (‘FSM’) becomes increasingly important.

This report analyses recent data about emissions from industry directly to water bodies as well as to sewage systems and onward to UWWTPs. The analysis focuses on the latest information for 2016, when around 3600 industrial facilities reported at least one direct or indirect pollutant release to water to the E-PRTR database.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nitin Shankar Deshpande Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/03/2019. The issue for consideration in the main matter is the standards to be achieved in the treated sewage discharge. Vide order dated 21.12.2018, the Tribunal found that dilution of the standards would be extremely harmful to the public health and stayed the impugned notification till further consideration in the light of the report of the Expert Committee which has been constituted.

The Ministry of Ecology and Environment has drawn up an action plan to improve the water quality of the Yangtze River over the next two years, it announced on Thursday.

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