B.Civil Engineering, Rajasthan University, Jodhpur, India, 1959. Diploma in Public Health Engineering, University Roorkee, India, 1960. MEng Public Health Engineering, University Roorkee, India, 1966.
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1978. Doctor of Science in Environmental Science, International University Contemporary Studies, Washington, 2004.
Assistant professor civil engineering Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, 1960-1963. Lecturer civil engineering Jodhpur University, 1963, M.N. Regional Engineering College, Allahabad, India, 1963-1967. Assistant professor (reader) civil engineering Regional Engineering College, Kurukshetra, India, 1967-1971.
Design engineer public health National Industrial Development Corporation, New Delhi, 1971. Higher education researcher Institute Civil and Construction Engineering, Moscow, 1971-1973. Faculty & research department civil engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1973-1977.
Environmental engineer Central Board for Prevention and Control of Water Pollution, New Delhi, 1977-1979. Reader pollution control Indian Institute of Technology (formerly University Roorkee), 1979-1985, professor environmental engineering, 1985—1998, visiting professor, consultant pollution control and water wastewater treatment, since 1998. Visiting professor Indian Society Technology Education, 1998—1999.
Visiting professor environmental engineering division Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, 1986, 88. Quality control advisor, Uttranchal State Government, Haridwar, 2004.
Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (life), Institution Engineers India (life, National Design award and Research Forum's award 2002, Design award Environmental Engineering), Institution Surveyors India (life), Institution Public Health Engineers India (life), Indian Water works Association (life), Indian Institute Public Administration (life), Indian Society Technology Education (life, member interdisciplinary panel and jury world cultural council Mexico, nominated Japan Blue Planet prize), United Writer's Association (life, Lifetime Achievement award 2002). Member Indian Association Environmental Management (life).
Married Dipalika Bhargava, November 5, 1965 (divorced May 1985). Children: Shalini, Malini.