Inspection report on status of water quality on Noida drain, 01/11/2019

  • 01/11/2019

Inspection report on status of water quality on Noida drain as per National Green Tribunal order dated 30/07/2019 in Original Application No 1002/2018 in the matter of Abhisht Kusum Gupta Vs State of Uttar Pradesh uploaded on 24/02/2020. The Committee was directed to measure the faecal coliform content in the water samples which was a relevant factor for determining the water pollution.

Samples were collected from different locations of drains at Delhi and Noida, Uttar Pradesh to ascertain the extent of organic loadings and faecal coliform on October 15, 2019. The results indicate that the concentration level of biological oxygen demand and faecal coliform at the confluence point of drain with Yamuna was quite high.

The inspection team led by Dr C R Babu recommended that in-situ treatment of Noida drain in Noida stretch be carried out as immediate measure for treatment of wastewater of Noida drain. Further, as the Noida drain falls under the jurisdiction of Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Flood Control Department and that in-situ treatment be carried out jointly by Noida authority and Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Flood Control Department in consultation with Dr C R Babu.