The report assesses bathing water quality in 2018, indicating where the quality of bathing water is expected to be good in 2019. The report was compiled using information from more than 21 000 bathing waters in the 28 EU Member States. It also covers bathing waters in Albania and Switzerland.

GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat government’s proposed ‘State Draft Water Policy’ is stuck in bureaucratic red-tape for the past few years.

The increasing demand for water, energy and food, and the interdependence of these systems could lead to potential human conflict in the future. This was seen in the food crisis of 2008, which stirred a renewed interest in taking a “systems” approach to managing resources.

This study looks at the development of legal and regulatory framework governing drinking water and sanitation services in South Africa.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs Hotel Holiday Regency, Moradabad & Others dated 03/01/2019 regarding depletion of ground water. The Applicants have informed the Court that MoWR has clearly acted contrary to the mandate of the judgement of the Supreme Court as well as orders of the NGT requiring regulation of ground water, particularly for the OCS areas.

Watershed: A New Era of Water Governance in China represents a turning point, providing a practical set of recommendations to inform Government’s ongoing institutional reforms related to water management in the era of an ecological civilization.

In recent decades, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have pursued national water permit systems, derived from the colonial era and reinforced by “global best practice.” These systems have proved logistically impossible to manage and have worsened inequality in water access.

This paper is part of an ongoing collaboration between the World Bank and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization to raise awareness about the importance of water management in fragile systems and to propose strategic responses.

Water and Sanitation CS Simon Chelugui has a word with Meru governor Kiraitu Murungi and his Vihiga counterpart Wilber Otichilo during a consultative forum with the Council of Governors on the Nati

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Kumar Tongad Vs. Union of India & Others dated 26/07/2018 regarding regulation of drawing of underground water as also the steps for recharge of the ground water. The Applicant alleges unauthorized exploitation of underground water for construction purposes by the developers or drawing of such water for commercial purposes such as sale of packaged drinking water by certain entities.

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