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The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, amended 1988

Following is the list of Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 

These have been published by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in 2016.

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has revised the Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000 to Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

The waste material can be categorized as Liquid, Solid, Hazardous, Organic, Recyclable.

A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050 report-World Bank

A high-powered committee led by Mihir Shah was set up to ensure water resource development.

There are certain reforms that India can learn from Israel, these are

The water footprint measures the amount of water used to produce each of the goods and services we use.

The impacts of Ground Water Polluition can be summed up as under

There are several reasons behind Groundwater Pollution that can be categorized as

 Following are the effects of Water Pollution

Pollutant                                 Effects


It is focused on helping river-adjacent communities build waste infrastructure to keep plastic out of the water.

It is a floating, oceanic graveyard of plastic junks roughly three times the size of France, discovered by sailor Charles J. Moore in 1997.

Major effects of Depleting Water Quantity are: 

Food Insecurity

Inadequate access to Safe Drinking Water

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