Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act & Rules

Under the provisions of this Water Act, any individual, industry or institution, discharging industrial or domestic wastewater is required to apply in Form D to obtain consent of the Board. It is an offence to discharge any wastewater without the consent of the Board. Under the provisions of this Water Act, any individual, industry or institution responsible for emitting smoke or gases by way of use as fuel or chemical reactions must apply in Form I and obtain consent from the Board. It is an offence to commence or run such industry without the consent from the Board.