Did you know that the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 also have provisions which place criminal liability for actions that result in water pollution?

Water Pollution

This explainer discusses the law on water pollution in India and help you understand what steps you can take to if you are affected by water pollution. It primarily deals with the law laid out in the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.