Ganga clean at just 1 out of 39 locations: CPCB

Only one out of 39 locations through which the Ganga flows had clean water in the post-monsoon period this year, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said in its latest study.As many as 37 of the 41 locations through which the river flows reported moderate to severe water pollution in the pre-monsoon period, according to the ‘Biological Water Quality Assessment of the River Ganga (2017-18)’ report that was recently made public by the CPCB in compliance with a Supreme Court direction.

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