Groundwater

M.C. Mehta v. Union of India (Groundwater Case)

M.C. Metha

v.

Union of India

1. This court on 20-3-1996 took notice of the news item under the caption “Falling Groundwater Level Threatens City,” appearing in the Indian Express of 18-3-1996. This court issued notice to the Central Groundwater Board and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee. The news item was brought to the notice of this court by Mr. M.C. Mehta, Advocate. On 3-4-1996, this court issued notice to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and the Delhi Waterworks and Sewerage Disposal Undertaking.

Kerala Ground Water (Control and Regulation), Act, 2002

ACT 19 OF 2002
ANNEXURE VI
THE KERALA GROUND WATER (CONTROL AND REGULATION) ACT, 2002

AN ACT

To provide for the conservation of ground water and for the regulation and control of its extraction and use in the State of Kerala.

Premble- Whereas it is expedient to provide for the conservation of Ground Water and for the regulation and control of its extraction and use in the State of Kerala;

And Whereas in certain, areas of the State the tendency of indiscriminate extraction of Ground Water is continuing;

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