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.

The Land and Water Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently released a policy brief on”Integrated agriculture water management and health”.

Status report on action plan on utilization of treated sewage submitted in compliance to National Green Tribunal order of September 11, 2019 passed in O.A. No. 148/2016 in the matter of Mahesh Chandra Saxena Vs South Delhi Municipal Corporation & Others.

Strengthening water security is essential for preventing and combatting future pandemics. Measures to supress the Covid-19 pandemic, including hand-washing, self isolating and lockdowns assume that societies, communities and households have sustainable access to acceptable amounts of adequate quality water.

Global warming threatened the right to water and sanitation for "potentially billions of people" said the United Nations World Water Development Report 2020 report released on World Water Day. Policymakers and businesses should seek to manage water resources better, to economise on the electricity and fuel needed to pump, clean and deliver water, the report said.

Water scarcity is already widespread and remains on the rise: it is found in nearly every region in the world. Around 36% of the world’s population is currently living in water-scarce regions. This publication shows that avoiding, reducing and reversing land degradation have positive long-term gains in water security.

As reported by States/ UTs as on 01.04.2019, country had about 17.87 Crore rural households out of which around 3.27 Crore rural households were with tap connections and around 14.60 Crore rural households were to be provided with tap connections.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 03/02/2020 regarding water management in Delhi including rain water harvesting, revival of water bodies and use of treated water and control of illegal extraction of ground water.

A bill to provide for the management and regulation of water resources of the State for ensuring the judicious, equitable and sustainable utilization and management thereof, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Friends through its General Secretary Vs Ministry of Water Resources dated 10/01/2020 regarding policy for use of Reverse Osmosis (RO) Technology in the country.

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