The water quality of five major rivers in the country, including the Ganga, deteriorated during the coronavirus-induced lockdown due to factors like release of sewage and no fresh water discharge from the upstream, the Central Pollution Control Board said.

This report explores some of the thorniest water crises taking place across the developing world. In southern Iraq, severe water quality problems have triggered social unrest and violent protests.

The Indo-German project on Water Security and Climate Adaptation in Rural India (WASCA) is in partnership with the Ministry of Rural Development and the Ministry of Jal Shakti.

This booklet examines both the challenges and opportunities agriculture offers for improving water quality and, in turn, human and environmental health. It also explores why implementing sustainable farming practices—like planting cover crops, rotationally grazing livestock, and maintaining riparian buffers—is one of the most straightforward and cost-effective solutions available for alleviating water pollution. Although the geographic focus for this booklet is Pennsylvania, the core issues discussed—water, farming, and a sustainable future—are global.

The investigated water quality analysis results of these (Sirhind Feeder Canal, Rajasthan Feeder Canal and Indira Gandhi Canal) canals from 25 selected locations are compared with the BIS 10500:2012 standards and CPCB standards for Designated Best Use.

Groundwater is a dynamic and replenishable precious natural resource. It requires to be monitored regularly and also to be appraised of the changes that are taking place in this regime. In this regard, Central Ground Water Board collects the groundwater level and quality data from the Groundwater Regime Monitoring Stations.

This paper provides new insights to ensure that the long-term impact of non-traditional risks and opportunities can be better understood. Reflecting work done in collaboration with Mercer, the report leverages use cases to identify critical systemic risks that address an annual investment gap of $6.27 trillion.

Strengthening water security is essential for preventing and combatting future pandemics. Measures to supress the Covid-19 pandemic, including hand-washing, self isolating and lockdowns assume that societies, communities and households have sustainable access to acceptable amounts of adequate quality water.

In order to combat with the threatening spread of COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown in the state of Rajasthan was imposed by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Sh. Ashok Gehlot from 22nd March, 2020 onwards. The major sectors contributing to surface water pollution are industries, domestic sewage, activities at Ghats i.e.

Goa State Pollution Control Board has been conducting ambient air monitoring at 18 fixed locations under NAMP. Of these 10 locations are in South Goa District and monitoring values shows that Vasco is moderately polluted and Ponda is also showing marginal higher values in month of April .

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