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July , 2015
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CPCB calls for sewage treatment plant in every urban settlement

Source: Live Mint, Date: July , 2015

Sewage treatment facilities in urban settlements, regulation of religious activities, including immersion of idols in rivers, and community participation in cleaning rivers are needed to control river pollution, said a new report from the environment ministry. The Water quality of rivers at interstate borders report was published by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on its website last week. CPCB has been monitoring the water quality of rivers at interstate borders since 2005 and is currently monitoring it at 86 locations across India. The current report covers 83 locations across 40 rivers.

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