Urban water and wastewater management are relatively under-studied subjects in India. The Indian urban space has been understood in an undifferentiated manner, which ignores the specificities deriving from the stage of urban development, the sources of water, as also the diverse nature of aquifers characterizing urban settlements.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh V/s. Hotel Holiday Regency, Moradabad & Ors. dated 26/04/2016 regarding groundwater extraction by hotels in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board shall submit a report based on the analysis of the STP discharge and also the green area available in the premises of the respective hotels where the STP water could be used and also report for what purpose the sewage water can be used.

Recycling and reuse of treated wastewater are an important part of the sanitation cycle and critical in an environment such as urban India with decreasing freshwater availability and increasing costs for delivering acceptable quality water, often from far distance.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajeev Suri Vs Delhi Development Authority (DDA) dated 19/04/2016. The Applicant, resident of Defence Colony, New Delhi is seeking restitution/restoration of Kushak Nala running through Defence Colony, New Delhi following Reverse Environment Impact Study conducted by independent body appointed by NGT.

Scientists say tube-shaped microbots may be an effective and economical way to clean up our water.

Dwindling water level and inadequate treatment of water for recycling have resulted in an unbearable stench emerging from the Mahamaham Tank in Kumbakonam.

Urge government and people to take appropriate measures to address the problem

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D Thara, AMC Commissioner, underlined need for ‘recycling’ the sewage and waste water and to make Ahmedabad an eco-friendly city.

Wastewater is increasingly being used in the agricultural sector to cope with the depletion of freshwater resources as well as water stress linked to changing climate conditions. As wastewater irrigation expands, research focusing on the human health risks is critical because exposure to a range of contaminants must be weighed with the benefits to food security, nutrition and livelihoods.

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