The Delhi government recently told the high court that it was considering the implementation of roofwater harvesting in the residential and non-residential buildings of Delhi, which have an area of 100 square metre or more. The information was passed on during a hearing of a public interest litigation filed by TAPAS, a Delhi-based non-governmental organisation, regarding the water crisis in Delhi. In a previous hearing of the petition, the court had taken a strong stand regarding the government's failure to protect the city's waterbodies from encroachment as well as pollution.
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