Dr Ananth is the founder of Ecotech Engineering Consultancy, a Bengaluru based company specialising in wastewater treatment. With 30+years of work experience, his interests are in water resources management and wastewater management. He is a certified Lead Auditor for ISO 14001, Environmental Management Systems.
As per environmental jurisprudence, the polluter has to pay. But apartment STPs (sewage treatment plants) are usually set up and approved by five different players. So who’s the real polluter when an STP is defective?