Polluted river stretches for restoration of water quality 2022

This study ‘Polluted River Stretches for Restoration of Water Quality – 2022’ is a report based on the aforementioned periodic analysis of water quality data generated. To give a brief overview, of the 603 rivers assessed, there are 311 Polluted stretches in 279 rivers in 30 States & Union Territories. On a positive note, the number of polluted river stretches has decreased from 351 in year 2018 to 311 in year 2022. Further, marked improvement in previously identified 180 PRS has been observed, and 106 of these PRS no longer remain in the list of PRS.