According to a study, the Nainital lake has lost over 10-meters of its depth in the last 39 years due to illegal construction, sewerage and waste disposal.
The pollution control board has ordered the municipal board to submit the fine within 15 days, they said.
With the extradosed cable stayed bridge across the lake nearing completion, the water board will hire private security to monitor Durgam Cheruvu round-the-clock.
With the Indian Ocean as the second highest carrier of abandoned plastic, a Mediteranean dive brings focus on fishing gear killing marine life.
Three cattle die, 40 acres of crops destroyed as factory dumps effluents into water tank in Rangareddy
The incident came to light a long time after it occurred. Industries near the lake reportedly dumped the chemical effluents through two tankers.
A teenage self-made Bengaluru eco-warrior and Stanford University student is making waves in the US with her determination to create a Wikipedia for Water.
It was recently reported that the Ganga witnessed a significant reduction in water pollution during the lockdown.
The lockdown has no doubt unsettled many. But on the flip side, it has resulted in significant reduction of water pollution in the city.
Keeping in mind his mother's contribution as a midwife of the village and the current water scarcity prevalent in the state, Karunakaran took up the rejuvenation of this waterbody.
In the past, villagers have made several complaints, stating that water and air in their area is highly polluted because of illegal dumping of toxic waste by these pharma companies.
One of Chennai’s major drinking water sources, Red Hills reservoir, continues to be polluted with discharge of raw sewage from neighbouring localities, say locals.