29 February, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the contamination in drinking water; about BIS; about ISO standards
News: None of the drinking water samples randomly collected from across Delhi conforms to the ISO standards of purity in one or more requirements, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) informed the Supreme Court.
About the report and its findings
Reasons for water contamination
About Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
About International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Whar are standards?
Source: The Hindu
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