Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977 is Central Government
Act is applicable all over India, 1978.
It is an Act to provide for the levy and collection of a cess on water consumed
by persons carrying on certain industries and by local authorities, with a view
to augment the resources of the Central Board and the State Board of the
prevention and control of water pollution constituted under the Water
(Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.
The year wise assessment details are given in the table.
WISE ASSESSMENT DETAILS
of Industry Assessed
No. of Local Body
Amount Collected and
Remitted to GoI (Rs. in lakhs)