Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority

Notification for Over-exploited & Critical Watersheds

The MWRRA is also acting as Maharashtra Groundwater Authority (MGWA) as per Maharashtra Groundwater (Development and Management) Act 2009. As per Section 8(1) of the Act, State Authority shall prohibit the drilling of deepwells within the notified and non-notified areas, for agriculture or, industrial usage. It is proposed to notify 76 Over-exploited & 4 Critical Watersheds in 13 districts of Maharashtra. The detail Notification is issued here. Kindly offer suggestions / comments, if any, by 4 May 2015.

Over-exploited & Critical Watersheds

Date : 07/04/2015
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