Union of India
1. This court on 20-3-1996 took notice of the news item under the caption “Falling Groundwater Level Threatens City,” appearing in the Indian Express of 18-3-1996. This court issued notice to the Central Groundwater Board and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee. The news item was brought to the notice of this court by Mr. M.C. Mehta, Advocate. On 3-4-1996, this court issued notice to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and the Delhi Waterworks and Sewerage Disposal Undertaking.
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
NATIONAL WATER ACT
Act No 36 of 1998
English text signed by the President)
(Assented to 20 August 1998)
To provide for fundamental reform of the law relating to water resources; to repeal certain laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Recognising that water is a scarce and unevenly distributed national resource which occurs in many different forms which are all part of a unitary, interdependent cycle;
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ADB Water Policy, and Privatisation
A case study in Sri Lanka.
Executive Director/Senior Environmental Scientist
Environmental Foundation/Friends of the Earth Sri Lanka
“No we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice pours down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream”
Martin Luther King Jr.
Click on the following link to access General Comment No. 15 (2002) on the right to water (Articles 11 and 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights):
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IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA
W.P.(C) No. 34292 of 2003.
Dated this the 16th December, 2003.
Perumatty Grama Panchayat
State of Kerala .
REPORTED IN 2004 (1) KLT 731.
K. Balakrishnan Nair, J.
REGIMEN DE GESTION AMBIENTAL DE AGUAS
BUENOS AIRES, 28 de Noviembre de 2002
BOLETIN OFICIAL, 03 de Enero de 2003
RECURSOS NATURALES-RECURSOS HIDRICOS-AGUAS-APROVECHAMIENTO DE AGUAS-COMITES DE CUENCAS HIDRICAS
El Senado y Cámara de Diputados de la Nación Argentina reunidos en Congreso, etc., sancionan con fuerza de Ley:
CANTIDAD DE ARTICULOS QUE COMPONEN LA NORMA: 10
WATER AS A HUMAN RIGHT:
LEGAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS
A study of the implications of General Comment No.15 of 2002 of the UN Committee on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights
By Ruana Rajepakse
(Conference on Global Ecological Integrity, Human Rights and Human Responsibilities – Urbino, Italy, 27 June – 1 July, 2003)
"Prevention of water deterioration” duties
European Community Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC)
*This paper was drafted by Carol Hatton from WWF-UK’s legal unit, with contributions from Eva Royo Gelabert and Francisco Tavares (WWF European Water Policy Function, Living Waters Programme – Europe) and Abel Lacalle Marcos (Fundación Nueva Cultura del Agua, Spain). For further information contact: