Government of Maharashtra
The Maharashtra Groundwater (Development and Management) Bill, 2009 aims to facilitate and ensure sustainable and adequate supply of groundwater of prescribed quality, for various category of users, through supply and demand management measures, protecting public drinking water sources and to establish the State Groundwater Authority and District Level Authorities to manage and to regulate, with community participation, the exploitation of groundwater within the State of Maharashtra.
National water policy and state water policy of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar PradeshPosted on 02 Jun, 2009 10:33 AM
National water policy, 2002 Read policy
National water policy, 1987 Read policy
Farmers participation in management of irrigation systems act of Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Orissa, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Andhra PradeshPosted on 01 Jun, 2009 03:39 PM
Tamil Nadu farmers mangement of irrigation systems act, 2000
The act provides for farmer's participation in the management of irrigation systems and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The act provides for the delineation of Water Users Association area on a hydraulic basis, which may be administratively viable. Every Water Users Associations area shall be divided into territorial constituencies, which shall not be less than four, but shall not be more than ten, as may be prescribed.
Maharashtra water resources regulatory authority act (2005) and procedure for regulation and enforcement of entitlements (2007)Posted on 01 Jun, 2009 02:17 PM
Maharashtra water resources regulatory authority act (2005):
The act to provide for the establishment of the Maharashtra water resources regulatory authority aims to regulate water resources within the state of Maharashtra, facilitate and ensure judicious, equitable and sustainable management, allocation and utilisation of water resources and fix the rates for use of water for agriculture, industrial, drinking and other purposes.
The Maharashtra groundwater (regulation for drinking water purposes) act, 1993, take protection measures for public drinking water sources such as prohibition of construction of wells within certain limits.