Approach of the Board

The functions listed above are directed towards the effective control of water & air pollution and to maintain & restore the quality of water for various designated uses and of air. In order to achieve the above, the general approach of the Board is:




To control pollution at the source with due regard to techno-economic feasibility for liquid effluents as well as gaseous emissions.


To ensure that natural waters are not polluted by discharge of untreated city sewage.


To maximize reuse/recycling of sewage and trade effluents and to use the treated effluent on land for irrigation and for industrial purpose after appropriate treatment.


To minimize pollution control requirements by judicious location of new industries and relocation of existing industries wherever necessary.