River pollution in India

a case study of Ganga River
  • 223 Pages
  • 4.78 MB
  • English
APH Pub. Corp. , New Delhi
Water -- Pollution -- India., Stream ecology -- India., Water quality -- I



StatementBinoda Chandra Sabata and M.P. Nayar.
ContributionsNayar, M. P.
LC ClassificationsTD424.4.I4 S23 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL953080M
ISBN 108170247047
LC Control Number95910663

River Pollution in India 1st Edition by R. Trivedy (Editor) › Visit Amazon's R. Trivedy Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. out of 5 stars River of Love in an Age of Pollution: The Yamuna River of Northern India Reviewed in the United States on Ma This is a lovely, lyrical book.

The author's encounters with the local people were fascinating as was his description of the religious motivation for the surge in environmental awareness and concern in by:   About the Book. Celebrated as an aquatic form of divinity for thousands of years, the Yamuna is one of India’s most sacred rivers.

A prominent feature of north Indian culture, the Yamuna is conceptualized as a goddess flowing with liquid love—yet today it is severely polluted, the victim of fast-paced industrial development.

Report Card: Top five polluted rivers of India. The top most polluted rivers in India are. Yamuna: The river ranks among the top 10 dirtiest rivers of the world, along with the Ganga.

With Delhi dumping the most (58%) waste in the Yamuna, and almost all efforts to cleaning it is failing, the river.

Saving a river: Pollution in India's holy Ganges makes it toxic 2 Min Read People watch as pyres burn at a cremation ground on the banks of the Ganges River in Varanasi, India April 7,   India's capital facing pollution crisis Delhi — Thousands of people dressed up in colourful traditional clothes and marched to the Yamuna River in the Indian capital early Sunday morning.

Cities have been known by the rivers that flow nearby-Landon and Thames, Rome and the Traverse, Paris and Seince, Banaras and Ganga. The Delhi and Yamuna sound unfamiliar, although the river is the main River pollution in India book of water supply to the city and plays most crucial role in its growth.

The increase of population and activity in the Yamuna watershed is placing increasingly exigent demands upon its.

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The Causes of River Pollution. Pollution in our rivers is either point source – such as industrial sewage, which enters the river in high volumes from a few locations – or non-point source, such as agricultural runoff, which can enter the river from thousands of locations along its course.

Only 55% of Delhi’s residents are connected to a proper sewerage system. According to the CSE, around 80% of Yamuna’s pollution is due to raw sewage. Ganga is considered to be the most polluted river in India.

Approximately 1 billion litres of raw, untreated sewage is dumped in Ganga. Essay on River Water Pollution in India.

River pollution in India has now reached a critical point. Almost every river system in India is now polluted to a great extent. As assessed by the scientists of the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, nearly 70 per cent of river water in India is polluted.

Water-borne diseases are a common cause of illness in India today. The bad effects of river pollution are not limited to human population only. Pollu-tion of river has affected ani-mals, fish, and bird’s popula-tion, sometimes threatening their very existence.

Polluted water seriously affects the File Size: KB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Trivedy, R.K. River pollution in India. New Delhi: Ashish Pub.

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WATER POLLUTION-SOURCES,EFFECTS AND CONTROL. management are governed at state/union territory level in India. River pollution can cause coastal pollution due Author: Asha Gupta. New Central Book Agency is listed in Trade India's list of verified sellers offering supreme quality of Biodiversity And Biotechnology Book,A Textbook Of Ecotourism Ecorestoration And Sustainable Development,River Pollution And Solution Book etc.

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What are the kinds of pollution which degrade our river, and what can we do about them. They include TRASH, STORMWATER RUNOFF from urban areas, INDUSTRIAL DISCHARGES, SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT DISCHARGES, LANDFILL LEACHEATE, FERTILIZERS & PESTICIDES, AND EROSION & SEDIMENTATION.

Pollution in Chambal river at Kota was studied by Olaniya et al. () and the water was. reported to be moderately polluted at most of the study sites. A comparative study of chemical Author: Anil K Dwivedi. Water Pollution: Causes, Effects And Control Is A Book Providing Comprehensive Information On The Fundamentals And Latest Developments In The Field Of Water Book Is Divided Into 28 Chapters Covering Almost All The Aspect Of Water Pollution Including Water Resources And General Properties Of Water; History Of Water Pollution And Legislation; Origin, Sources And Effects Of Pollutants /5(7).

Water pollution is one of the biggest issues facing India right now. As may be evident, untreated sewage is the biggest source of such form of pollution in India. There are other sources of pollution such as runoff from the agricultural sector as well as.

Abstract River Yamuna is one of the most polluted rivers of the India. It originates from Yamunotri glaciers in the lower Himalayas at an elevation of approximately Size: KB. Water pollution is a major environmental issue in India. The largest source of water pollution in India is untreated sewage.

Other sources of pollution include agricultural runoff and unregulated small scale industry. Most rivers, lakes and surface water in India are polluted dew to industries, untreated sewage and solid wastes. Water Pollution Control - A Guide to the Use of Water Quality Management Principles Edited by Richard Helmer and Ivanildo Hespanhol Published on behalf of UNEP United Nations Environment Programme Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council World Health Organization E & FN Spon An imprint of Thomson Professional London.

Weinheim. New York. While in most parts of Delhi, the water of River Yamuna has also started to appear clearer in southeast Delhi's Kalindi Kunj, the heavy amount of toxic foam that is usually seen around the year.

pollution loads of these river basins. Of these river basins the Ganga sustains the largest population. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), which is India's national body for monitoring environmental pollution, undertook a comprehensive scientific survey in in order to classify river waters according to their designated best uses.

Pollution of the Ganges (or Ganga), the largest river in India, poses significant threats to human health and the larger environment. Severely polluted with human waste and industrial contaminants, the river provides water to about 40% of India's population across 11 states, serving an estimated population of million people which is more than any other river in the world.

Aggressively implement the new air pollution control standards for coal-fired power stations. In late India issued revised pollution control standards for coal-fired power stations. For the first time these included SO 2, NO x, and mercury emissions.

Different standards apply to power stations installed beforebetween and The ex-professor G. Agrawal, and his predecessor Nigamananda Saraswati, were both concerned to save the Ganges (Ganga) River from pollution. The Ganges is the fifth most polluted river in the world, with the ambivalent reputation of being the sacred river of Hinduism.

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The photographer's book "Ganga Ma," or Mother Ganges, brings together almost 70 pictures from his journeys along the 1,mile-long river, which stretches across India and Bangladesh, from the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sabata, Binoda Chandra. River pollution in India. New Delhi: APH Pub.

Corp., (OCoLC) Document Type. Total welfare losses due to air pollution in India amounted to more than $ billion (% of country’s GDP) in the year (% increase from ).

Total welfare costs of air pollution in the world is expected to increase from $3, billion in to $18, – $25, billion in (as per PPP exchange rates).

SolutionsAuthor: Hanzala Aman. Deepak K. Prasad, left, collected a water sample, while Rishabh Shukla, right, checked the temperature of the Ganges at Byasi, India, in the Himalayas. This sacred river .India is facing a river pollution crisis today. The origins of this crisis are commonly traced back to post-Independence economic development and urbanisation.

This book, in contrast, shows that some important early roots of India’s river pollution problem, and in particular the pollution of the Ganges, lie with British colonial policies on.