This note on water security presents a synopsis of the water security situation for the Greater Horn of Africa (GHoA). It complements the Country Water Sector Profiles (CWSP) of seven nations of the GHoA, including Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Veterans forum for Transparency in Public Life Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 04/01/2021.

The matter related to  remedial action against discharge of waste from CETP at Baddi and from Acme Life Sciences, Nalagarh and Helio Pharmaceuticals at Solan, to prevent pollution of rivers Sirsa and Satluj. According to the applicant, the CETP is not connected to pharmaceutical units at Barotiwala and Nalagarh who are discharging their effluents directly into the rivers.

This study attempts to contribute to the mission’s objective by analysing the gaps and constraints in the current urban water balance and the city water budgeting process.

On March 11, 2020, the WHO declared that an outbreak of thee viral disease COVID-19, had reached the level of a global pandemic and instructed the governments to take urgent and aggressive action to stop the spread of the virus. The nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the COVID-19 in India was announced on March 25.

Central Water Commission has been playing a major role in the water quality monitoring of river water since year 1963 and at present, is observing water quality at 658 key locations (625 on HO network and 33 WQSS) covering major river basins of India.

The present publication `Abstract on water sector-2020' is a new initiative to provide a general picture of water resources at the national level. The statistics included in the publication inter-alia provide the information on National Water Policy, 2012 and its salient features.

The EEA report ‘Water availability, surface water quality and water use in the Eastern Partnership countries’ presents regional information and assessment based on environmental indicators for water.

This study is an attempt to address challenges related to water consumption and pollution in a transboundary basin with multiple stakeholders embedding itself in the context of the social space of the rivers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Singh Vs Chief Secretary, Government of Jharkhand & Others dated 15/10/2020.

The case related to mitigation of pollution of Harmu river at Ranchi, Jharkhand due to discharge of untreated sewage and wastewater.

Rivers are India’s lifeline. Our ancient civilisation developed on the Indo-Gangetic plain. Across the length and breadth of the sub-continent rivers have brought prosperity to communities and societies.

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