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Metal plant contaminates groundwater in Kollam

Groundwater has turned acidic and agricultural fields gone waste within 500 metres radius of Kerala Minerals and Metal Limited in Chittoor village, affecting 300 familes. Tankers supply water only once a week

Maha Irrigation Scam report ready

Manipur villagers spend Rs 400 per month on drinking water

79% people living in villages of the four valley districts in Manipur use raw water from ponds, rivers and canals, says the Village Development Profile published by the Manipur State Panchayat Parishad

Pollution plagues holy wells of Rameshwaram temple

News this week: Nepal blames India for causing floods in former's territory; Study says Ganga is loaded with superbugs; Slowdown affects water use in Pune industries.

 

India builds dykes on Kaliganga, causes misery to Nepal

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Ganga full of Superbugs

Level of multi-drug resistant viruses in the river goes up by 60 times during the pilgrimage season of May-June, say researchers.

Wells around ISRO unit contaminated with rocket fuel chemical

Maharashtra village reclaim rights on submerged forest

Korku tribals in Amravathi district lost their agricultural and forest land to a dam in 2005-06; reclaim fishing and management rights over part of the reservoir under Forest Rights Act

'Rajasthan getting only 1% of its share in Yamuna water'

Contaminated water killed 13,000 in last four years

Uttar Pradesh had maximum 3,382 deaths followed by West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, reveals data from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Diarrhoea claimed most number of lives. 

Woman slaps AAP MLA over water supply issue in Delhi

Is there any law for minimum distance between two water wells in Maharashtra like that of WALTA in Andhra Pradesh? Also, is there any legal directions regarding minimum distance between two water wells for different purposes, such as drinking water/ irrigation.

Kindly help if you know something about such laws in Maharashtra. Please also mention the references, citations and their links.

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I have an open well about 90 feet deep. My neighbour is now trying to dig a borewell of about 200 feet depth, just 30 feet away from my open well. We live in a hilly area which has acute water shortage from February to May of every year.

I would like to know what are the possible negative impacts of digging the borewell on my open well. I have already stopped the borewell digging by getting a stop memo from the government. But my neighbour is trying to cancel the stop memo and continue drilling. Can I permanently stop this borewell digging? Please suggest.

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Hello,
I have a deep well in my veranda. From a few days, the water in the well is polluted with a mix of drain water and is smelling bad. the well is 14 ft deep and the water is at 10 ft depth.

Please suggest a suitable remedy to the problem.

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