Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding arsenic contamination of groundwater, Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh, 29/01/2018

  • 30/01/2018

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaurav Kumar Bansal Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 29/01/2018 regarding arsenic contamination of groundwater, Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh. Counsel appearing on behalf of respondent UP Jal Nigam submits that no water samples from borewells within the limits of Sambhal Nagar Palika were collected, and such water samples will be collected and analyzed in due course.

NGT directs Zila Panchayat Raj Adhikari to make arrangements for supply of drinking water to the affected parties at the places where contaminated borewells are situated. Such borewells contaminated with Arsenic shall be sealed by the District Magistrate, Sambhal on the arrangements being made for supply of drinking water.

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