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December , 2014
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Water pollution an alarming issue: PAC

Source: The Statesman, Date: December , 2014

A parliamentary committee expressed “deep dismay” that despite its wide ranging recommendations, water pollution has reached alarming proportions in most rivers and water bodies.  In its eighth report tabled in Parliament, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chaired by Prof K V Thomas said water pollution in the 14 major and 55 minor and several hundred more rivers of India remains a serious problem with millions of litres of sewage, industrial and agricultural waste discharged into these rivers. A mere 10 per cent of such waste water generated is being treated, it added.

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