Surat: At least 5 lakh people of Rander and Athwa in west and south west municipal zones in the city have been getting stinking and yellow-coloured water for the past 48 hours.

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday slammed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) over its submission that Haryana was responsible for high levels of ammonia in Yamuna, which was affectin

The government plans to sign a loan agreement worth €300m to develop Lake Qarun by the end of February.

Calm, and egrets too, returned to Bellandur lake on Sunday, two days after the city's most polluted waterbody was ravaged by a fire.

17 of them have high levels of bacteria found mainly in human faeces, it says

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation Vs Vanashakti Public Trust & Others dated 14/11/2017 regarding sewage treatment and for bringing Ulhas and Walduni rivers to their natural state. It has also been brought to our notice that there are more than 500 jeans washing units that are discharging effluents into the rivers. It is stated that show cause notices have been issued to all of them. Court directs an affidavit to be filed in this regard.

The presence of diarrhoeagenic bacteria such as Escherichia coli in drinking water indicates faecal and sewage contamination. Testing the microbial quality of drinking water at source (n = 29) and households (n = 43) of 29 peri-urban villages of Bengaluru city, indicated that 80% and 93% of samples respectively were unfit for human consumption as per WHO standards, i.e. nil E. coli in 100 ml sample. This also indicated that water gets contaminated further at the point-of-use when compared to the source.

Environment experts who visited the river Jhelum in Srinagar on Sunday expressed serious concern over its deteriorating condition, terming the dredging of the river ‘a futile exercise’.

The bench earlier ordered the presence of the HMDA commissioner to explain the steps taken to prevent the flow of sewerage into the lake.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Nityanand Mishra Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 12/09/2017 regarding discharge of untreated waste water and sewage into the river Mandakini.

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