Contamination, Pollution and Quality
There is a predictability to the narrative around North India’s air pollution. Air that is unhealthy all year-round becomes unbreathable during winter, largely due to particulate matter in emissions from farm fires in Punjab, Haryana, and Western Uttar Pradesh.
Gomti’s tributaries are in a dismal state, thanks to groundwater exploitation
I am experiencing the smell of sewage in my 5 years old borewell after the heavy rainfall in January. Till January 2021, the water was very clear and tasty. Two times we have flushed the bore using compressor, but within three days it smells again. We put a bore 6ft away from the old bore and on the first day the water was clear and with no odour, but on third day sewage odour comes.
The problem of drinking water in India is becoming more acute by the day, as one can see people queuing up at wells, water tankers, and common water points during summers in mos
India is all set to usher in a ‘pandemic generation’, with 375 million children (from newborns to 14-year-olds) likely to suffer long-lasting impacts, as per the State of Environment Report, 2021.
Tap water supply to government schools and anganwadis in a grim state: Panel report
Jal Shakti Ministry draws focus towards revival of Ganga wetlands