Safe potable water is a luxury in Nuapada district where content of fluoride in water is very high.

With the Capital already feeling the heat, the Delhi Jal Board on Tuesday announced its annual summer action plan that seeks to meet the peak water demand during the scorching months ahead.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Safal Bharat Guru Parampara V/s State of Punjab & Ors. dated 17/04/2014 regarding 70,000 tube well connection given to farmers by the State of Punjab.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/79-2014(MApp)_17Apr2014.pdf

Previous Orders: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/e-orders.php?eid=6705

The extensive Delhi zone of the Indian Railways, it seems, is still dependent on tubewells for its whooping water demands running into lakhs of litres and has failed to set up Rain Water Harvesting Systems (RWHS) at its stations and colonies.

In an RTI reply, the Railways has stated that 14,45,500 litres of water was consumed daily in its eight colonies in Delhi for domestic purposes and also for cleaning trains. All this water was drawn from tubewells .

Action plan 2014-2015 on disaster management (West Bengal)

With the depleting level of groundwater in localities like Civil Lines, Sadar, Beli, Peepalgaon, Bamrauli, Prayag, Naini and Nayapurwa setting the alarm bells ringing in administrative circles, off

The pre and post-monsoon survey report of groundwater department indicating continuous depletion of groundwater in Civil Lines, Sadar, Beli, Peepalgaon, Bamrauli, Prayag, Naini and Nayapurwa areas

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Safal Bharat Guru Parampara V/s State of Punjab & Ors dated 05/03/2014 regarding tube wells connection numbering 70,000 which were sought to be given to the farmers by the Government of Punjab.

The water table in several districts of Punjab and Haryana has been showing a continuous declining trend in the last four decades.

The rainwater harvesting project across nine upazilas in the district has failed to attract people to the use of rainwater instead of that from tubewells.

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