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GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat government’s proposed ‘State Draft Water Policy’ is stuck in bureaucratic red-tape for the past few years.

Infrastructure development and other human-made changes are the leading contributors to connectivity loss in global rivers, resulting in disrupted ecosystem services, claimed researchers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh Chandra Saxena Vs South Delhi Municipal Corporation & Others dated 10/05/2019 regarding utilization of treated waste water from sewage treatment plants (STPs). In the absence of a proper and elaborate plan, fresh water is being used for purposes for which treated water could alternatively be used. There appears to be no satisfactory plan with any of the States/Union Territories (UTs) in the country.

Except the Narmada, all other waterbodies and dams have negligible water: Chief Minister

Raps CPCB for incomplete report on assessment of environmental compensation

Report of the Joint Inspection Team in the matter of Uma Shankar Patwa Vs Union of India in compliance of order dated 11/03/2019 regarding demarcation of Yamuna river floodplain in Agra and the construction in it. 

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahadevpura Parisara Samrakshane Mattu Abhivrudhi Samiti Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/05/2019 regarding violation of environment norms in the fragile buffer zone of Kaikondarahalli Lake at Banglore.

Nandakumar Pawar, head of SEAP, said, “This is direct violation of the Bombay high court’s orders to protect mangroves and wetlands.

Karuppan Kulam near Menambedu in Ambattur, a waterbody which has been ignored for years, has been recently taken up for restoration by EFI volunteers.

Severe shortage of drinking water and for irrigation in Anantapur district.

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