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As of Wednesday, the overall water levels at Cape Town’s major dams was at 36.3 percent as the city continues to plan for its worst-case drought scenarios.

A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Swatanter Kumar, said, “Any institution which does not comply, has to pay an environmental compensation of Rs. 5 lakh."

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh Chandra Saxena Vs. The Ministry of Urban Development & Others dated 16/11/2017 regarding installation of rainwater harvesting systems in all the schools and colleges (private or government) in NCT Delhi. NGT directs all the schools and colleges to install rainwater harvesting systems, if not already installed, within a period of two months from today at their own cost. Any institution which does not comply with these directions shall be liable to pay a environmental compensation of Rs.

The construction of new dams and increased exploitation of groundwater are priority projects to sustain potable water in the Seychelles.

The City of Cape Town has attributed the drop in dam levels in the past week partly to hot weather and winds.

Over 9,000 consumers across the city have been penalised by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) for not installing rainwater harvesting (RWH) systems though they had installed the

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Institute of Medical Science University Rajasthan & Others Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 09/11/2017 regarding water shortage in Jaipur city and the drying up of Ramgarh Lake. The case deals with the massive encroachments in the catchment areas of Ramgarh Dam especially by the National Institute of Medical Sciences University or NIMS.

Panaji: The high court of Bombay at Goa has directed the government to constitute a task force to prepare a road map for protection and conservation of Bondvol lake in St Cruz, viewing it as an eco

Global corporate giants are investing hugely in water security and management with a three-fold rise in just one year, an annual water report said. They committed to $23.4 billion of investment in water projects in 2017 alone.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pratiba Naitthani Vs. Union of India & Others dated 07/11/2017 regarding Gauri Kund spring near Kedarnath in the Himalayan Range in the State of Uttarakhand.

NGT directs the State of Uttarakhand and CGWA to make every effort to restore the hot spring which had been destroyed in 2013 during a natural calamity.

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