Guidelines for groundwater abstraction- A document by Central Groundwater Authority, Ministry of Water Resources (2012)

This document by Central Groundwater Authority provides a set of guidelines to evaluate proposals/requests for the withdrawal of ground water. This is done with the following objectives:

  • To ensure sustainability of ground water both in terms of quantity and quality
  • Focus on land based management of ground water resources,
  • Look into the variations of availability of water in different climatologically regions and diverse hydrogeological conditions in various states of the country.

The guidelines are provided for both notified and non-notified areas.

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