COVID 19 has impact on water pollution. The EPA provides important information on corona-virus related to drinking water and wastewater. Researchers have not been able to detect COVID-19 in drinking water supplies. Based on current evidence, the risk of water supply is low. Americans can continue to use and drink water from their taps as usual.
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Niagara Bottling, a family owned bottled Water Company in USA is a voluntary recall covering 14 brands of its water because of possible contaminant E. coli bacteria. The possible affected date is from June 10 to June 18 of this year. The affected bands are Niagara Spring Water, Acadia Spring Water, Acme Spring Water, Big Y Spring Water, Nature’s Place Spring Water, Pricerite Spring Water, Read more
Yamuna is the most polluted and important river in north India. It passes through Uttarakhand, Haryana, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh, before join together with the Ganga at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. About 60 million people depend on Yamuna waters. The peoples of Delhi and Agra’s are one of the most consumers of the Yamuna River. This river is the source of 70 per cent of Delhi’s water Read more
Water may be polluted in different ways. It effects enormous on aquatic life, environment and human beings. Some effects of water pollution are described below:
Effects of oxygen demanding wastes
The bacterial degradation of waste in water requires oxygen. In this process the bacteria consume the dissolve oxygen in water. If there are huge amount of oxygen demanding wastes, then the oxygen Read more
The major sources of water pollution are domestic wastes, industrial wastes, agricultural, and natural. The wastes are discharged into natural bodies and chemical pesticides and fertilizers, part of which are washed and go to the water bodies. They altered the water from the natural state in physical condition, chemical and microbiological composition.
The sources of water pollution are two Read more
A tanker named “OT Southern Star 7”, carrying 3.57 lakh liters of furnace oil, sank in the river of Shela on December 09, 2014, which is flowing through the Sundarbans and threatening its unique biodiversity due to water pollution. Sundarbans is the world largest mangrove forest. It is declared World Heritage Centre by UNESCO. It is situated both in Bangladesh and India. The water bodies Read more
Water covers above 70 percent of the Earth’s surface. No life can survive without water. Hence, water is the most fundamental resource for living beings on the earth and for this reasons the other name of the water is life, but we polluted this water by many ways. Water Pollution may be defined in a number of ways. Water pollution occurs when many unwanted substances go into water bodies such Read more