CPCB Guidelines

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is a statutory organization whose principal functions, as spelt out in the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 is-

UV-VIS Spectrophotometery for Online Effluent Monitoring (COD,BOD and TSS)

Written by Abhijeet Mishra

Every living thing on earth needs water to survive. Human bodies are made up of more than 60 percent water! We use clean water to drink, grow crops for food, operate factories, and for swimming, surfing, fishing and sailing. Water is vitally important to every aspect of our lives.

The Sustainability Cloud

Written by- Raj Saxena

Cloud means "Internet based computing" where various services like storage, servers and applications are available on-demand and charged as per the usage. It is basically based on the sharing of resources where the various resources which are available at same or different locations can be used by offered services which do their jobs as given. In this sense we ensure the maximum usage of resources and technology.

Online Monitoring of Wastewater in Common Effluent Treatment Plant

1. Introduction

Monitoring of wastewater parameters in a Common Effluent Treatment Plant is a challenging task due to intake of wastes, having diverse properties & composition, from various industries. Hence it is difficult to set boundary conditions on the measurement. UV/VIS spectroscopy is an efficient method for continuous monitoring. This method is based on Beer-Lambert’s absorption law;

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Pollution Control Board issued Guidelines to Monitor Effluent Quality, But How?

Did you know India ranks 3rd amongst the greatest water polluters with more than 1,500,000 kg amount of water pollution daily? 

As per the Economist report (2008) over 1000 children die of diarrheal each day in India and the numbers have only increased.

Don’t you find these figures alarming? Well, the Central Pollution Control Board of India does.