Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding drinking water pollution in Karaikudi Municipality, Tamil Nadu, 26/04/2016

  • 26/04/2016

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of SUO MOTO Vs. District Collector Sivagamgai and Others dated 26/04/2016 regarding drinking water pollution in Karaikudi Municipality, Tamil Nadu. In the complaint it is stated that in spite of regulatory orders issued by the District Collector in banning establishment of commercial complex, automobile service centres, timber saw mills etc., within a radius of 500 m of the said Ootru, the same has not been effectively implemented which results the water source to become highly polluted, unfit for drinking and sought intervention of the Tribunal to preserve the pristine nature of Sambai spring water source.

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