From ancient times rivers have been a source of pure drinking water and the civilizations flourished around these water bodies.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to install CCTV cameras along stretches of Ulhas river and asked for checkposts manned by appropriate ag

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to take stringent action against industries along Ulhas river that continue to discharge industrial effl

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Dombivli Common Effluent Treatment Plant Vs MPCB dated 15/09/2014 regarding pollution caused by Dombivali industrial cluster to river Ulhas, Pune, Maharasthra.

Previous Orders

After the National Green Tribunal (NGT) rapped the Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation (UMC) last week for not diverting the Khemani nullah that carries sewage directly into Ulhas river, the UMC has n

The treated industrial effluent from the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) to Ulhas and Waldhuni rivers is not discharged into the river at a point decided by the National Institute of Oceanog

In case of non-compliance within three months, the state urban development department will take control the affairs of Ulhasnagar.

THANE: Pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies in MIDC industrial area of Kalyan-Dombivili have protested Maharashtra Pollution Control Board's (MPCB) closure notice in connection to contaminati

Mumbai: The Pune bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed the state pollution board to ensure that the Mithi, Waduli, Ulhas and Patalganga rivers be restored to pure forms.

Pollution control board told to shut down units polluting Ulhas river

The stench of noxious chemical fumes almost leaves you dizzy the moment you enter the industrial belt of Dombivali. Broken pipelines and open drains releasing untreated effluents towards the Ulhas River are a common sight. Residents say they can feel the fumes rising out of the drains with their palms.