Water environment pollution with its impact on human diseases in India
- International Journal of Hydrology
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The problem of water pollution in India is not a new one. It has been an age- old practice that people dispose of their waste into rivers and other water bodies. The consumption of polluted water is intimately connected with the occurrence of many deadly diseases. Rapid and unplanned population growth in India is a key factor to the whole equation of water pollution. This paper provides an overview of population growth, the mechanism of water pollutant load, causes of water pollution in India as well as the diseases resulting from the use of polluted water.
water pollution, micro organism, sewage, diseases, cholera