Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Sunday, August 9, 2020

Eco-sensitive tag for Dal Lake soon






Officials say the lake and its surrounding areas in Srinagar will soon get the tag for its conservation







Major threats to Dal Lake



  • Eutrophication
  • Untreated sewage
  • Solid waste
  • Encroachments of water
  • Channels
  • Clogging
  • Extensive growth of water hyacinth
  • Siltation






Source: The New Indian Express, 15 February 2020, Chennai.