Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kaushalya Sharma Vs Mathura Vrindavan Development Authority & Others dated 10/11/2023.

The matter related to violation of environmental norms by a group housing society in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. Rain water harvesting systems and plantation of trees for improving the environment were the two aspects the applicant sought implementation by the housing society.

The Central Government has proposed a draft methodology for ‘Water Harvesting-based Green Credit’ under the Green Credit Rules, 2023. This draft was issued on 23rd October, 2023. These proposed amendments aim to further enhance the Green Credit Programme’s effectiveness in promoting sustainable water harvesting projects.

Preliminary report of the Amicus Curiae, Swati Mehta in the matter of Priyanshu Gupta Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 28/08/2023.

The Original Application was registered by the NGT by taking suo moto cognizance based on a letter petition dated April 12, 2023 pertaining to several water bodies (baolis or stepwells) falling within the jurisdiction of the Indore Nagar Nigam.

This book covers the ongoing efforts of the Government of India to manage water in sustainable and equitable ways. It provides a snapshot of the major policies, schemes, and missions adopted by India related to water management in the last two decades. The schemes are organised within seven themes.

Monthly progress report by Goa State Pollution Control Board in Original Application  606 of 2018 (Compliance of MSW Management Rules, 2016).

In Goa, where sewer network is not available, septic-tank-soak-pit arrangement is adopted. Many hotels and residential buildings (50 rooms and above) have their own treatment plant (as mandated under the TCP Act 2010). Sulabh toilets are provided for group of houses and bio toilets have been provided under open defecation free (ODF) policy in the state.

Inspection report of the Joint Committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone) in respect of Original Application No. 123 of 2020 (Suomotu on the basis of the newspaper report published in Dinamalar Chennai city supplement edition, July 9, 2020 under the caption 'Moovarasampattu temple pond has become rain water harvesting reservoir.'

More than 70 per cent of Tanzania’s population lives in rural areas, which depend largely on groundwater for drinking. The country, however, lacks safely managed potable water. The best available drinking water - i.e. uncontaminated and available at the nearest point - is from the basic water services.

Water security in Yavatmal district could be at risk if steps are not taken to revive and renovate water harvesting and recharge structures according to a study by Institute for Sustainable Communities.

This Report provides an overview of the technical and design considerations of water-sensitive technologies for urban informal settlements with a core design goal to reduce exposure of residents to faecal contamination.

Monthly progress report by the Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board for the month of January 2021 in the matter of Original Application No. 673 of 2018 in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order, September 24, 2020.

The matter relates to steps taken by the state of Chhattisgarh to control river pollution.