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The volume is a collection of essays and cases on water federalism. The contributors are a well-known group of academics, practitioners, and civil society actors.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nizamuddin West Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/05/2023.

The application was filed by DDA for permission for installation of a lighthouse in the greenway, adjacent to the Yamuna flood plains, for additional surveillance and security of the flood plains. The applicant said that there is prohibition of any construction in flood plain zone unless such activity is of exceptional nature for protection of flood plain or otherwise.

Confronted with an increase in floods, droughts and other natural hazards, cities and regions are alert to find climate proof solutions that overcome the limitations of traditional grey infrastructure.

Inspection report on behalf of the Minor Irrigation Department in compliance with the National Green Tribunal order dated January 24, 2023.

An application was filed alleging dumping of waste and discharge of untreated sewage into the K. R. Puram Lake is situated in K R Puram lake, Hobli, Bengaluru east taluk, Bengaluru urban district, Karnataka. There was encroachment and laying of a road and pipeline and construction activities in the lake, the applicant said. The NGT directed the Minor Department to carry out a spot inspection and file a report with regard to the allegations.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Faraz Azam Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 02/05/2023.

The goal of this study is to assess the potential of game-based experiential learning in raising awareness and stimulating discussions about groundwater resource systems, the social dilemma in groundwater management, and the need for institutional arrangements (rules) governing this shared resource, as well as whether such awareness and communit

Despite massive infrastructure investments, countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region continue to face unprecedented water scarcity due to climate change, population growth, and socioeconomic development.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kartik Sharma Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 21/04/2023.

Grievance in the application is against unregulated drawal of water from Mussoorie Lake, having potential for damage to the lake. The violators include Hotel Jaypee Residency, Mussoorie and others. Larger issue is permitting number of hotels and visitors beyond the capacity of the environment to sustain without stringent enforcement of regulatory regime against the sustainable development principle to the detriment of flora and fauna in the area.

Report of the joint committee in compliance with the National Green Tribunal order dated January 16, 2023 in the matter of Original Application No. 57/2022 (WZ) Mahesh Kashinath Ranawade Vs the State of Maharashtra & Others.

Action taken report in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order dated January 24, 2023 (OA No 697/2022 Ram Keval Vs State of Uttar Pradesh).

The matter related to illegal encroachment on ponds by construction of residential houses and dumping of garbage and other waste in the ponds of village Gajara, tehsil Captanganj, district Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh.