Central Groundwater Authority

Central Ground Water Authority has released public notice regarding construction of Piezometer in industrial areas. Ministry of Jal Shakti has issued guidelines to control and regulate ground water extraction in India’ vide notification dated 24th September, 2020; defined a penalty of rupees 2 lakh for non-installation of piezometer. Further amendment notification dated 29.03.2023 has notified…

Revised CGWA Guidelines has been released by Central Ground Water Authority to Regulate and Control Groundwater Extraction in India. Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) was constituted under sub-section (3) of Section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 for the purposes of¬†regulation and control of ground water development and management in the country. Central Ground…

An office memorandum regarding show-cause notice to be issued for submission of faulty impact assessment reports by accredited groundwater consultants was released by The Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Central Ground Water Authority. As per the office memorandum, the key highlights are: Recently it has been observed that reports being prepared…