Water Quality Assessment Authority

Government of India

Water Quality Review Committee

The Water Quality Assessment Authority in its 1st meeting decided to direct all state governments to constitute State Level Water Quality Review Committee (WQRC) with a view to generate of reliable water quality data; facilitation of activities for prevention and control of pollution of water bodies and improve co-ordination between central and state agencies. Accordingly, State Level WQRC have been constituted in all states except Tamil Nadu.
The main activities of State Level WQRC are review of water quality monitoring network in the respective region, review of water quality data analysis and interpretation in order to identify problem areas and developing action plans for improving quality on a sustainable basis, review / assess schemes launched / to be launched to improve quality of water resources, identify hot spots for surveillance monitoring and promotion of R & D activities.