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Italy's lakes are polluted by trash, microplastics, and untreated sewage, Legambiente environmentalist association said in what was its first national report on freshwater basins on Monday.

Residents have been advised not to drink water from the Vaal River due to pollution.

Officials say various levels of government are tackling the crisis.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/08/2018 regarding pollution of river Ganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion Vs. Union of India. The proceedings were initiated on an allegation of severe pollution of river Churni passing through Nadia district in the State of West Bengal. The untreated effluents from factories were being released into river Mathabhanga which was joining river Churni. The discharge was also taking place in Bangladesh from where the river is coming.

KERI: The Arvalem waterfalls, known for its cascading beauty during the monsoon, has been affected due to polluted water released by chemical industries.

Haridwar: Union minister for drinking water and sanitation Uma Bharati who was in Haridwar on Saturday refuted allegations that the Ganga cleaning work under the Namami Gange mission was moving at

Chhattisgarh's five river stretches have been put under “Priority Class V” of pollution parameters of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

GHAZIABAD: An association of industrialists met the district magistrate on Tuesday and appealed to her that notices issued by the pollution control board against many of them be withdrawn.

Good ambient water quality ensures the continued availability of important freshwater ecosystem services and does not negatively affect human health. Untreated wastewater from domestic sources, industry and agriculture can be detrimental to ambient water quality.

Fishermen in Mombasa County have demanded that action be taken against developers who have destroyed the Kibarani fishing grounds.

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