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Bill to set up single tribunal to settle inter-state water disputes in Lok Sabha. A bill to help adjudicate disputes relating to waters of inter-State rivers and river valleys at a faster pace was introduced in Lok Sabha on 25 July, 2019 amid protests by opposition parties which said states were not consulted.

Sand mining on the banks of river Saryu, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh has resulted in diversion of the course of the river. Flooding, crops being affected and environmental degradation were some of the effects of illegal mining.

Also opposes DJB’s pleas regarding water shortage in Capital

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarang Yadwadkar & Others Vs Pune Municipal Corporation & Others dated 23/07/2019. Rampant dumping of construction materials on the flood plains of the rivers flowing though Pune and Pimpri Chinchawad cities, Maharashtra more particularly the Mula-Mutha river came up before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on July 23, 2019. The other allegation was of obstruction caused to the rivers causing diversion of its flow.

Officials at the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) studied the topography of the area and found that even when it rained, most of the water simply ran off the hill slopes.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Depletion of Ground Water Levels, 22/07/2019. Central Ground Water Board is periodically monitoring the ground water levels throughout the Country on a regional scale, through a network of monitoring wells.

BENGALURU: Come September, bikers will ride a route tracing the flow of the Cauvery from Talacauvery in the state to Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu, creating awareness about a sustainable solution to pre

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of H. P. Rajanna Vs Union of india & Others dated 19/07/2019 regarding construction of highrise residential apartment project in municipal khata number 4131 comprised in Survey Nos. 61/2, 62 and 63/2, Kasavanahalli Village, Varthur Hobli, Bengaluru East taluk, Bengaluru District by Wonder Projects Development Pvt. Ltd. and Godrej Properties Ltd.

Madhya Pradesh has registered its opposition with Narmada Water Dispute Tribunal for neglecting interest of the State in benefits from Narmada river water share among partner States.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Traditional and Modern System of Rain Water Harvesting, 18/07/2019. Central Ground Water Board is periodically monitoring the ground water levels throughout the Country on a regional scale, through a network of monitoring wells.

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