Study using geo-tagged bottles unravels plastic pollution
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 1 month ago

Plastic pollution can travel thousands of kilometres in just a few months, finds new study using geo-tagged bottles

Plastic pollution by a river (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
New packaged drinking water rules to apply from January 1, 2021
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 1 month ago

Revised standards for packaged drinking water to apply from January 1st, 2021

Filtration plants in a packaging water units (Image source: Tushar Trivedi)
Illegal sand mining led to 193 deaths in two years, says report
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Illegal sand mining operations lead to 193 deaths in two years

Sand mining on the banks of Tapti (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
NGT orders states to designate nodal agencies for restoring water bodies
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Designate nodal agencies for restoration of water bodies: NGT to states

Gharisar lake in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
World Toilet Day 2020: Safe fecal disposal key to sustainable sanitation
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

UN emphasises the need for safe faecal disposal this WTD2020

Fecal sludge management key to safe sanitation (Source: CS Sharada Prasad)
India now has 41 Ramsar sites, with two more wetlands added to the list
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

Two more wetlands added to Ramsar sites

Lonar Sarovar lake Maharastra (Source: Wikipedia Commons)
30 Indian cities to face rise in water risks by 2050
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30 out of 100 cities to face greatest rise in water risks by 2050 are Indian: Report

Indian cities set to face acute water shortage (Image source: IWP Flickr Photos)
CGWB gets stricter against misuse or wastage of groundwater
Policy matters this month Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

Severe fine for misuse or wastage of groundwater

Misuse or wastage of groundwater to attract hefty fine (Image source: IWP Flickr Photos)
New groundwater guidelines prohibit industries and mining in over-exploited zones
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 3 months ago

Revised guidelines for groundwater use notified

Centre issues revised guidelines for groundwater use (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
No improvement in the water quality of the Ganga during lockdown: CPCB
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 3 months ago

Water quality of Ganga river remained grim during lockdown: CPCB

Ganga river at Kachla, Uttar Pradesh. (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
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