The wait is set to get longer as revenue officials claim that a suitable parcel of land is not available in the district
To discuss the issue, the next meeting of the CWMA is likely to be convened within 10 days.
Water samples have been taken to ascertain the level of contamination to initiate action
Although several studies in the past have shown the deteriorating quality of Cauvery water, this is the first time a study has quantified the concentration of pharma contaminants.
On Thursday, the farmers of Thanjavur district organised a protest at the Budalur four road junction against the killings
Tamil Nadu is objecting to Karnataka’s plans to utilise surplus water that now flows from Karnataka to the lower riparian state and has urged the Union Government not to accord approval to the project
Deputy Commissioner Ashwathi and other officials took part in the rituals, held for two to three hours.
Effluent released by Tiruppur dyeing units in the Noyyal River, which drains into the Cauvery in Karur, has been posing a threat to farmers and residents.
Also, the authority directed Karnataka to release Cauvery water due to Tamil Nadu immediately. The next meeting will take place by October 7.
Pollution, deforestation, and climate change wreak havoc on the river even as disputes over its water refuse to die down
The court said planting trees on barren government land is not a crime, though Isha Outreach is not planting a single tree on government land.
According to rules, BS Yediyurappa can continue to stay in Cauvery for three months after demitting office, after which he will either have to vacate or pay rent.
On the Cauvery River Authority directing Karnataka to release 28 tmcft of water to Tamil Nadu, he said the Centre should intervene and treat all states equally.
Admitting that the Mekedatu issue was part of the CWMA’s agenda, the authority’s chief SK Haldar told reporters, “We wanted to discuss the issue.
The farmers pointed out the Cauvery has been the source of irrigation for about 25 lakh acres and drinking water source for about five crore people of Tamil Nadu.