The primary aim of framing legislation on regulation of drinking water is the protection of public health.

Human-induced modifications on land and water are posing a serious threat to geo-environment in general and groundwater regime in particular along the fringe areas of most cities in the world.

This manual deals with various aspects of investigation techniques for selection of sites, planning and design of artificial recharge structures, their economic evaluation, monitoring and technical au

This report entitled "Sustainable Groundwater Management in Asian Cities' contains the main outputs of the three-year research. This report consists of three main chapters. The first chapter comprises highlights of the comparative analysis, the second chapter presents recommendations for sustainable groundwater management , and the final chapter contains summaries of the respective case studies. This report shows that groundwater is still used as an important resource in social and economic activities in cities, even while it becomes increasingly stressed.

This study evaluates the presence and extent of toxic pollutants within surface and groundwater resources of the Hindon river catchment. The devastating impacts of this contamination of water resources of the health of those living within the catchment is highlighted.

the Andhra Pradesh government unveiled a new sand policy to protect riverbeds, waterbodies and groundwater on November 14, 2006. It says this is to control the powerful lobby of sand contractors and

AT the fourth World Water Forum held in Mexico City in March 2006, the 120-nation assembly could not reach a consensus on declaring the right to safe and clean drinking water a human right. Millions of people the world over do not have access to potable water supply.

Parthasarathy Committee has attempted an exhaustive review of the experience of the watershed programme in India.

This document is intended to provide an overview of the major components of surface and ground water quality and how these relate to ecosystem and human health. Local, regional, and global assessments of water quality monitoring data are used to illustrate key features of aquatic environments, and to demonstrate how human activities on the landscape can influence water quality in both positive and negative ways. Clear and concise background knowledge on water quality can serve to support other water assessments.

Goa s water security depends on nine rivers considered to be the state s economic veins