Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudhir Bhargawa Vs State of Haryana dated 18/09/2019 regarding dumping of garbage and encroachment of pond in Pratap Pur area of Rewari District, Haryana.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Save Green Association, Konnagar, Hoogly Vs State of West Bengal dated 16/09/2019 regarding illegal filling of wetland adjacent to Hindustan Motor Factory, Hooghly, West Bengal.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amarpal Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 16/09/2019 regarding illegal encroachment of three ponds in village Sadullapur/Chandpura Pargana-Sarava, Tehsil and District Meerut resulting in flooding with effluents.
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Dilip Buildcon Ltd. Vs State of Maharahstra dated 16/09/2019 regarding irreparable loss and injury being caused to water bodies and dams constructed by the Government for which explosive material is alleged to have been used without permission being obtained. The use of gelatine is stated to be a fundamental issue of security. The applicant has requested for cases to be lodged against the offenders under Section 420 of I.P.C.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News Item Published in “Hindustan Times” dated 19.06.2015 Titled “Dirty flows your drinking water” authored by Ritam Haldar” dated 11/09/2019 regarding contamination of ground water in Delhi.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs Hotel Holiday Regency, Moradabad & Others dated 11/09/2019 regarding remedial action against falling groundwater levels in the country.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinod Kumar Jain Vs NCT of Delhi & Others dated 11/09/2019 regarding all the schools and colleges in Delhi to install RWH systems within two months from the date of the order (November 16, 2017) failing which compensation of Rs. 5 lakhs will be required to be paid.
Freshwater ecosystems cover only 0.8% of the earth’s surface, but they are amongst the most diverse systems in the world. They are vital for the life and well-being of billions of people as they provide different direct and indirect services.
How should the entitlements and obligations associated with water be shared? On 29 August 2019, at World Water Week in Stockholm, GWP releases a new Perspectives Paper on Sharing Water: The role of robust water-sharing arrangements in integrated water resources management. Water is scarce and getting scarcer.