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Water quantity—too much in the case of floods, or too little in the case of droughts—grabs public attention and the media spotlight. Water quality—being predominantly invisible and hard to detect—goes largely unnoticed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in “The Times of India” Authored by Jasjeev Gandhiok Titled “Revived in 2016, Neela Hauz lake fast becoming a dumping ground again” dated 13/08/2019 regarding dumping of garbage in Neela Hauz Lake, Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Abhisht Kusum Gupta Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 30/07/2019 regarding discharge of untreated sewage in the irrigation canal near Sector 137, NOIDA at village Kondli, in violation of the provisions of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.

Hussainsagar water was said to have been entering the Indira Park tank through a surplus weir.

Indiscriminate dumping of solid waste material in Pushpabadhra River, which traverses through the town of Jibhi in the State of Himachal Pradesh came up for consideration before the NGT on July 23, 2019.

KIMIN: Doimukh MLA Tana Hali has called upon the people of the State to create an environment for maintaining the ecological balance by planting more trees and conserving aquatic life.

River activists here have demanded urgent steps to save the Yamuna, which is slowly dying due to pollution and lack of water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/07/2019 regarding extension of time for upgradation of CETP at Unnao and Banthar, Uttar Pradesh granted in the order of July 13, 2017 wherein two years time was stipulated for the project.

The NGT order said Rs 10 crore performance guarantee deposited by the Delhi, Haryana and UP governments each, and Rs 50 lakh by DPCC “may have to be forfeited” for not implementing its directions.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with State Pollution Control Boards, monitors the water quality of rivers.

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