Ground water abstraction

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…