Water Quality Assessment Authority

  • Uniform Protocol on Water Quality Monitoring
    In order to draw the water related action plans on the basis of reliable data, there was a need to maintain uniformity in the procedure for water quality monitoring mechanism by all monitoring agencies, departments, Pollution Control Boards and such other agencies. Accordingly, the Central Government notified the “Uniform Protocol on Water Quality Monitoring Order 2005” in June 2005 in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
    The order is applicable to all organizations, agencies and any other body monitoring surface and ground water quality in the country. The order incorporate guidelines related to selection of monitoring station, frequency of sampling, parameters to be analysed, procedure for sample collection, its preservation and transportation, maintenance of sample records and other aspect related water quality monitoring.

Click here to see the full text of the “Uniform Protocol on Water Quality Monitoring Order 2005" 

  • Annual Report
  • Year wise work under taken / achievement by the Water Quality Cell (Secretariat, WQAA)
  • Contact Us
    2nd Floor, Block-3, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, NEW DELHI - 110003
    Phone No. : +91-11-2436 2133,  Fax No. : +91-11-2436 2129
    Email : wqcell-mowr@nic.in
  • Key Officers:
    1. Sh. Ravindra Singh, Director (WQ)
    2. Sh. Lalchand, ARO
    3. Sh. Devi Shai, ARO
    4. Ms. Anita Bijalwan, PS (WQ)
    5. Sh. S. K. Gaur, SO(WQ)

Last Updated on:04/01/2017
Last Updated By :NIC