Q. With reference to Inter-State water disputes consider the following statements:
1.Schedule 7 of the Constitution distinguishes between the use of water within a State and the purpose of regulating interstate waters.
2.The River Boards are mandated to prepare development scheme and to prevent the emergence of conflicts but no River Board has been created till now.
3.Supreme Court has the authority to question the Award given by the Tribunal constituted for resolving the interstate water dispute..
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Schedule 7 of the Constitution distinguishes between the use of water within a State and the purpose of regulating interstate waters. The River Boards are mandated to prepare development scheme and to prevent the emergence of conflicts but no River Board has been created till now.

Statement 3 is incorrect. Supreme Court shall not question the Award or formula given by the Tribunal but it can question the working of the Tribunal.

Source: ForumIAS