Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater). Water pollution occurs whenpollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to...
discharge of untreated sewage is the single most important cause for pollution of surface and ground water in India. There is a large gap between generation and treatment of domestic waste water in India. The problem is not only that India lacks sufficient treatment capacity but also that the sewage treatment...
Water pollution is becoming a huge problem which is faced by all of the human existence and as well as by every wild life species. According to present scales for pollution of water, 10 to 15 billion pounds full of waste materials like garbage is threw in different seas and rivers of...
Environment and Health in India
Dr. Dewaram A. Nagdeve International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai-88, INDIA
Paper will be presented at the IUSSP Regional Population Conference on 'Southeast Asia's Population in a Changing Asian Context at Bangkok, Thailand, 10-13 June 2002. Author is...
Types of Water Pollution
Sources of water pollution
1. Industrial Pollution
2. Agricultural Pollution
3. Pollution from Homes
4. Pesticides And Inorganic Chemicals
5. Ground Water Pollution
6. Thermal Pollution.
Methods for control of water pollution and water recycling
Essay on Water Scarcity in India!
While water is a renewable resource, it is at the same time a finite resource. The total quantity of water available on the globe is the same as it was two thousand years ago.
Image Courtesy : waterjournalistsafrica.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/water_scarcity...
of abundant ground water in the area. Did the company do a feasibility report before setting up a coke plant. According to me, the company knew what were the side effects of using ground water in manufacturing coke. The matter was completely ignored in order to venture into india. It was in ethical in...
1. how does water relate to dimensions of wellness ?
We use water in our daily life for cooking, bathing, cleaning, and flushing. Basically, the human being can’t live without water. Therefore, there are many elements and diminitions of wellness that effects water. those diminitions are physical...
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND THE FIVE- YEAR PLANS
In First Five- Year Plan (1951-56) high priority was given to public health, agriculture, industrialization, water supply, sanitation, housing etc., but environmental development was not allotted requisite place till the end of Third plan. It was in Fourth Five-...
The environmental problems in India are growing rapidly. The increasing economic development and a rapidly growing population that has taken the country from 300 million people in 1947 to more than one billion people today is putting a strain on the environment, infrastructure, and the country’s natural...
Explosion in India
The Factors and Effects of Population Explosion in India, and Steps to Control Population
There are many factors contributing in the population explosion in India, and the increased population has led to many others consequences. Anyhow, steps are taken by the government of India to control...
Human Rights and the Environment
CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA
SOCIO-HISTORICAL INTRODUCTORY NOTE
If we look at society from a historical perspective, we realize that protection and preservation of the environment has been integral to the cultural and religious...
He looked at the filthy water with a disgusted look on his face and then told himself that he was not going to wash his family’s clothes in this water.
Pollution and specifically water pollution is a problem facing the entire world; however it is a serious problem facing India today. This includes most...
The Ganga action plan was, launched by Shri Rajeev Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India on 14 Jan. 1986 with the main objective of pollution abatement, to improve the water quality by Interception, Diversion and treatment of domestic sewage and present toxic and industrial chemical...
India: The Unfortunate Correlation
Between Poverty and Environmental Issues
India makes up 2.4 percent of the world’s land, while supporting an increasing 18 percent of the world population (D. Nagdeve, 2006). India is considered to be one of the major developing countries, continuously growing its...
What is river pollution:-
River pollution is a form of water pollution which refers to the introduction of different chemicals and other pollutants such as sewage, food waste and farm effluents into rivers.
Rivers are among the most important sources of freshwater on our planet and this is one of...
relevant to ask: how is India likely to be impacted and what should we do about it? The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has included India among the 27 countries that are most vulnerable to a sea level rise. A sharp rise in sea level could have a considerable impact on India. About a quarter of...
"India, the land of holy rivers, is fast becoming a land of highly polluted and even toxic rivers."
Sustainable water management in India is fast becoming a necessity, with the looming crisis over water resources in the country threatening the security and livelihood of the population and the environment...
The Right to Clean Water in India
Course Director: M. Khalis R. Hassan (PhD)
July 27, 2010
The Right to Clean Water in India
Water is an essential part of life crucial to all living matter; simply put, water is life. Water is vital to human life...
Air pollution - Courtesy Nasa
The environmental pollution affect the health of more than 100 million people worldwide. Pollution is the contaminant into a natural environment, usually by humans. The specific types of pollution are Land pollution, Air Pollution, Water pollution...
What is India Doing to Control Water Pollution Caused by Sewage Waste?
Studies found that sewage waste is the main cause of water pollution in India. The problem is caused by the poor treatment of dumping sewage and the failure to maintain sewage treatment plants. The Central Pollution Control Board...
Environmental issues in India
The rapid growing population and economic development is leading to a number of environmental issues in India because of the uncontrolled growth ofurbanization and industrialization, expansion and massive intensification of agriculture, and the destruction of forests.
Water is just more than drinking water. Water is the most basic and vital resource that humans need to sustain themselves. Water is used for food production from irrigating crops to actually manufacturing them. Canada like the world uses water for sanitation, cleaning, manufacturing and daily function...
Environmental Auditing in India
…… Comptroller and Auditor General of India
1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Auditing in India……………………………………………………………………………….1 Environment protection in India……………………………………………………. 2 Development of Environmental auditing in SAI India…………………...3 Major environmental audits carried...
hydrological cycle, Surface water hydrology, Ground water hydrology, Common units of measurement, The hydrologic equation, Rainfall analysis, Runoff analysis Water Quality management: Water pollutants and their sources, Water quality standard, Water Quality Analysis, Water treatments, Water Supply: Population...
life without chemicals, industrialisation and pollution.
However, this is totally untrue, as people in the developing world are living in the worst circumstances and envy our way of life.
Industrialisation is scientifically proven to decrease pollution and increase quality of life.
Noise may not seem as harmful as the contamination of air or water, but it is a pollution problem that affects human health and can contribute to a general deterioration of environmental quality.
Noise is undesirable and unwanted sound. Not all sound is noise. What may be considered...
Environmental issues in India
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Thick haze and smoke over Ganga basin.
The rapid growing population and economic development is leading to a number of environmental issues in India because of the uncontrolled growth of urbanization...
Clean water is extremely essential for a healthy living. It is life's most important basic necessity while dirty water is one of the deadliest killers. UN has estimated that 10 people die every minute from contaminated water. The World Health Organization estimates that 80% of all...
Water pollution in India
A study in 2007 found that the discharge of untreated sewage in India is the single most important cause for pollution of surface water and ground water in India. India lacks the sufficient treatment capacity and the sewage treatment plant that is in place is not operable and...