CPCB is monitoring the water quality in India under National Water Quality Monitoring Programme. The present monitoring network comprises of 1429 stations in 27 States and 6 Union Territories spread over the country.

Government and foreign missions officials on Wednesday gave importance on using surface water to reduce pressure on groundwater.

They made the observation while visiting the Saidabad Water Treatment Plant Phase II project in the capital.

Dhaka WASA managing director Taqsem A Khan said Saidabad project phase II started in April 15, 2010 which would be finished in December 2012.

The widespread and increasingly intensive use of glyphosate in association with the use of GM (genetically modified) crops poses further risks to the environment and human health.  This report, produced by Greenpeace together with GM Freeze, shows why rigorous assessment of the safety of glyphosate to plant, humans and animals is of great importance, and why an urgent reassessment of the h

This is the India country paper on water security published by Central Water Commission.

Reports of trace concentrations of pharmaceuticals in the water cycle have raised concerns amongst various stakeholders such as drinking-water regulators, governments, water suppliers and the public, over potential human health risks from exposure to very low levels of pharmaceuticals in drinking-water.

Central Ground Water Board has been in the forefront of activities for augmenting ground water resources through scientifically designed artificial recharge structures for harvesting runoff which otherwise runs off into sea. A number of pilot schemes and

This Operation and Maintenance (O&M) manual for rural water supplies by the Department of Drinking Water And Sanitation and Water and Sanitation Program of the World Bank complements their Gram Panchayat Handbook released in 2010 and provides further technical and managerial information on the process and content through which village level water supply schemes are operated and maintained t

Climate change and the resulting rise in sea level would affect water sector infrastructure, such as surface water supply and urban drainage systems. The climate resilience of such infrastructure should then be made more climate-resilient to optimize its expected benefits.

Water quality data of water bodies in the country forms the basis of management and planning of water pollution control.  Considering the above, CPCB envisaged a National Water Monitoring Programme (NWMP) with 1700 water quality monitoring stations, located on all important rivers, lakes including some wells for groundwater studies.  The data collected during 2009 indicates that organ

The purpose of this paper is to examine water use estimation in hydel and thermal electric power plants in selected regions i.e. Coastal, Rayalaseema and Telangana regions of Andhra Pradesh.