The government’s High Powered Committee for Integrated Development of the Bagmati Civilisation, with support from the Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Office, has started a clean Bagmati campaign

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 64 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 (Central Act No.6 of 1974), the State Government, after consultation with the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board, hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Rajasthan Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 19

In a bid to make available clean and continuous flow of water in river Ganga during the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad next month, the UP government has issued directions for shutting down industrial

The district administration has launched an inspection drive against city’s polluting tanneries to ensure availability of clean Ganga water for pilgrims during next year’s Maha Kumbh Mela in Allaha

River pollution by industrial discharge (Question raised in Lok Sabha and answered in 10/12/12).

A Bill further to amend the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. This Act may be called the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Act, 2012.

Regretting that the Yamuna has no fresh water and what’s left in it is only filth, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and state governments to consider infusing fresh water into the rive

Europe is set to quash a precedent-setting initiative designed to tackle a disturbing side effect of common drugs — their impact on aquatic life. Nature has learned that landmark regulations intended to clean Europe’s waterways of pharmaceuticals are likely to be dead on arrival when they reach a key vote in the European Parliament.

This Regulation: Establishes procedures for the practical and effective implementation of the provisions of the Water Act of Bhutan, 2011; Identifies the precise role and area of responsibility of the Authorities with a view to establishing a coherent regulatory framework for sound water management practices at every level of administration, inc

Agriculture has intensified over the last 50 years resulting in increased usage of fertilizers and agrochemicals, changes in cropping practices, land drainage and increased stocking rates. In Europe, this has resulted in declines in the quality of soils and waters due to increased run off and water pollution. Fifty percent of nitrates in European rivers are derived from agricultural sources and in the UK this value is as high as 70 %, where agriculture also contributes to approximately 28 % of phosphates and 76 % of sediments recorded in rivers.

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