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This document by the Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment & Forests provides guidelines for: 1. Selection of rice shellers/mills 2. Handling and storage of rice husk 3. Handling, storage and disposal of ash generated in boiler using rice husk as fuel

This document by the Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment & Forests has following chapters:

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Co-processing of wastes in cement kiln has emerged as an environment friendly alternative disposal method in the recent years.

In order to utilize the hazardous wastes generated in the cement industry the Central Pollution Control Board has come up with the draft guidelines (in February 2010) dealing with the co-processing of distillery spent wash concentrate in the cement industry. Distillery spent wash has high organic content and dissolved inorganic solids which require careful handling and proper disposal to avoid damage to the environment.

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The classification sets primary water quality criteria to Indian rivers, in order to understand the best use of water

This document  was prepared by the Central Pollution Control Board in its report entitled 'Scheme for Zoning and Classification of Indian Rivers, Estuaries and Coastal Waters' (ADSORBS/3/1978/-79).

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Handbook by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on the application of root zone technology for the treatment of industrial and domestic waste water

Root Zone Treatment System are planted filter-beds consisting of sand/gravel/soil. The system uses a natural way to effectively treat domestic & industrial effluents. 

This handbook on root zone technology for the treatment of industrial and domestic waste water is divided into following sections:

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MINARS -- Comprehensive Water Quality Report, 2007

This is a report from the Central Pollution Control Board  https://www.indiawaterportal.org/tt/wq/res/NWMP-2007.pdf (approx. 6 MB). Since the report extensively covers all parts of the country, we are soliciting comments and discussion about the results therein. If you have something to comment after going through the report, or parts of it that are of interest to you, we welcome your input in the comments section ! 

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