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Groundwater on account of its universal availability, dependability and low capitalcost, is the major source of water to meet the requirement of various sector in India.

WaterAid releases a new report: “Turn the tide: The state of the world’s water 2021”, which shows how people are losing access to clean water as longer droughts dry up springs, seawater infiltrates groundwater supplies and landslides take out water pumps.

Improved management of water and sanitation services is fundamental not only for climate change adaptation but also for mitigation – and collaboration plays a major role in this.

The 2021 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report, titled “Valuing Water” assesses the current status of and challenges to the valuation of water across different sectors and perspectives, and identifies ways in which valuation can be promoted as a tool to help improve its management and achieve global sustainable developmen

Report of the Joint Committee in the matter of H. P. Ranjana Vs Union of India in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order September 08, 2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushil Raghav Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 17/03/2021. Grievance in the application was that water bodies were being diverted in Ghaziabad district for industrial purposes in violation of law. There have been alarming levels of encroachments and damage of waterbodies at Ghaziabad and "it was not difficult to assume that there are similar encroachments/damage to water bodies throughout", the NGT said.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Urban Development (2020-21) deals with the action taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations contained in their Twenty Fourth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on the subject "Rain Water Harvesting in Metropolitan Cities" which was presented to Parliament on 07th January, 2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shiv Singh & Others Vs Alp Aya Warg Grah Nirman Sahkari Sanstha & Others dated 09/03/2021.

The UN-Water Integrated Monitoring Initiative for SDG 6 has gathered the latest country, region and world data on all the global indicators for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, which is to ensure water and sanitation for all by 2030.

Monitoring of ground water levels from 729 Hydrograph Network Stations (HNS) were carried out in the year 2019-2020 with an objective to assess ground water regime of phreatic aquifer. The water level monitoring was carried out in the months of May’19, August’19, November’19, and January’20.

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