A new Portland State University study shows that even though water quality has improved in South Korea's Han River basin since the 1990s, there are still higher-than-acceptable levels of pollutants

BEIJING -- Escherichia coli, commonly known as E.

Heavy metal pollution has become one of the most serious environmental problems at present.

Renovation work to be taken up at a cost of ₹16 crore

Nairobi — Businesses that continue to dispose waste into the Nairobi River without following the relevant regulations will be closed down by the National Environment Management Authority.

The government has estimated that $400 million will be needed to dredge and clean the heavy mercury content in the River Ankobra in the Western Region due to the activities of illegal small-scale m

The move comes after the Union Environment Ministry told the Lok Sabha in a written statement last year that industrial effluents and household sewage flowing into the Powai lake had raised its pol

Dutch astronomers and ecologists are working with Leiden University on a project, MONOCLE, that allows people to measure the quality of their water, simply by taking a photo with their smartphones.

Contamination of surface water sources due to the discharge of polluting substances has been a long standing problem in most parts of the country. In 1974, a legislation was specifically enacted to regulate and prohibit water pollution.

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand to appear before it and explain the steps taken by the state government to clean the river Ganga in t

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