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...
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
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...
Main articles: List of environmental issues and List of environmental disastersMajor current environmental issues may include climate change, pollution, environmental degradation, and resource depletion etc. The conservation movement lobbies for protection of endangered species and protection of any...
Case Study of river pollution
River pollution has caused loss of lives and imbalances in the ecosystem. People, industries and natural causes contribute to the pollution of rivers. This makes the waters unsafe for both animal and human consumption. Conversely, what happens upstream...
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-...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Pollution in India
While India is proving itself to be a major powerhouse economically its environment is suffering in a major way. Air pollution, water pollution and garbage are serious problems in India. These are causing degradation of land, resource depletion, environmental degradation...
Pollution caused by plastic
“POLLUTION CAUSED BY PLASTIC”
Pollution caused by plastic
1. Aim 2. Introduction 3. What is plastic? 4. Environmental hazards caused by plastic 5. Measures to control pollution 6. Industries that produce plastic in India 7. Importance Of Plastic Industry...
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...
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...
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...
and Kashmir, India and the Punjab in Pakistan. It forms in the upper Himalayas in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, India, and flows through
length: 597 miles (960km) |
The River Chenab originates in the Kulu and Kangra districts of the Himachal. Pardesh province of India. The two chief...
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...
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...
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...
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...
international corporations need to more concern about the problem of ecological pollution. The Coca Cola Company (“The company”), the world’s largest soft drink company, has done a lot thing to reduce the rate of pollution. However, there is also some adverse publicity surrounding the environmental issues...
India is a land where the life of its people is beautified with festivals. Festival is acelebration of the changing seasons, harvest, reconciliation and the birth anniversaries of saints, gurus and prophets and honours the gods and goddesses.
History of festivals
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...
better developed countries due to several reasons like better job opportunities, war, and natural causes like hurricanes, earthquakes, and so forth.
India, being a developing country, has had to face several economic and political challenges. One of the most important problems is the population explosion...
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...
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.
The legal and regulatory framework for
environmental protection in India
Legislation for environmental protection in India
Water quality standards especially those for drinking water are set by the Indian Council of Medical Research. These bear close resemblance to WHO standards...
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...