Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lt. Col. Sarvadaman Singh Oberoi Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/06/2020 regarding identification, protection and restoration of water bodies in India.

Water being a State subject, initiatives on sustainable water management including conservation and water harvesting in the Country is primarily States’ responsibility. However, the important measures taken by the Central Government for conservation, management of ground water and effective implementation of rain water harvesting in the country are at the following URL:

http://mowr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Steps_to_control_water_depletion_....

Water being a State subject, initiatives on sustainable water management including conservation and water harvesting in the Country is primarily States’ responsibility. Further, a number of States have done notable work in the field of water conservation/harvesting.

The water sector in South Tarawa, the capital city of Kiribati, is entering a time of deep transition. In a small island context risks can materialize faster than elsewhere and have disproportionate consequences. Strengthening water sector resilience is therefore critical to people’s welfare and to the economy.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinod Kumar Jain Vs NCT of Delhi & Others dated 11/09/2019 regarding all the schools and colleges in Delhi to install RWH systems within two months from the date of the order (November 16, 2017) failing which compensation of Rs. 5 lakhs will be required to be paid.

Officials at the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) studied the topography of the area and found that even when it rained, most of the water simply ran off the hill slopes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Westend Green Farms Society Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/07/2019 regarding restaurants/hotels/motels/banquets illegally operating in Mahipalpur and Rajokri, Delhi. Violation of law on the subjects of waste management, discharge of effluents, illegal ground water extraction, ground water contamination, emission by illegally operating diesel generators, absence of statutory consents under the Water Act 1974, Air Act 1981 and violation of conditions of consent was found.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Harvesting Projects Under PMKSY, 02/07/2019. The Department of Land Resources (DoLR) has sanctioned 8214 watershed development projects in 28 States (except Goa) during the period 2009-10 to 2014-15 covering an area of about 39.07 million hectare under Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP).

The Centre is set to initiate the Jal Shakti Abhiyan to ramp up rainwater harvesting and conservation efforts in 255 water-stressed districts from July 1, in line with the government’s promise to f

A state-of-the-art water recharging and recycling system has been made operational on the premises of the Golden Temple.

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