NEW DELHI: Keeping with the National Green Tribunal order on the polluter pays principle, the Delhi Jal Board has now approved a proposal to collect annual sewage pollution charges from all households, irrespective of whether they are located in areas with or without sewer networks.
According to an NGT order, every individual household causing pollution by the release of sewage into an open environment or in the sewer network is liable for payment for its treatment.
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September 28, 2020