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Japan Fukushima operator starts diverting groundwater to sea

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 09:59

The operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Wednesday it has begun a bypass system that diverts groundwater into the sea in a bid to reduce the volume of contaminated water.

Govt warns of action against commercial exploitation of water

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 22:09

Delhi government today directed the deputy commissioners to take strict action against complaints of commercial exploitation of ground water, even as it asked the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to re-advertise applications for registration of water tankers in the city.

Green tribunal inquires about ground water in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 21:52

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Thursday ordered civil officials of Uttar Pradesh to establish what measures have been taken to maintain biodiversity and ground water level in the state.

NGT unhappy over expert panel`s report on groundwater use

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 18:43

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday expressed unhappiness over the report filed by an expert panel set up to address the issue of illegal use of ground water, saying the committee "failed" to discharge its function.

Airborne magnetic survey for ground water begins in Ramgarh

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 17:45

National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) has set off an airborne magnetic survey to study availability of underground water in the sandy areas of Ramgarh here.

Groundwater: NGT pulls up Delhi govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 19:39

NGT Wednesday asked Delhi govt officials to appear before itself over Delhi government report on illegal use of groundwater.

Rainwater harvesting:NGT notice to 18 deptt,Inst; queries DMRC

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 22:12

The National Green Tribunal Friday sought response from 18 units including government departments, institutions and a residential society on an application alleging that they had failed to harvest rain water.

Groundwater: NGT issues warrant on Noida builder`s absence

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 19:49

On August 22, the NGT had issued show cause notices to 12 real estate developers, including DLF, Supertech and Jaypee Greens.

New predictive method pinpoints arsenic hotspots

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 09:31

European and Chinese researchers have built a model to predict the presence of arsenic groundwater contamination in China and elsewhere where millions are at risk, according to a work published.

Fukushima radioactive water removal to take at least two more years

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 15:26

The operator of the crippled Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has started pumping out radioactive groundwater to reduce leakage into the Pacific Ocean.

Radioactive Fukushima groundwater rises above barrier: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 15:58

Radioactive groundwater at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has risen to levels above a barrier being built to contain it.

Villagers in the Sundarbans run groundwater treatment plant

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 15:31

A group of villagers in the Sundarbans have started running a groundwater treatment plant on their own.