3. Water pollution and industries

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Areej Arif, Muhammad Faheem Malik, Somia Liaqat, Asifa Aslam, Kainat Mumtaz, Amna Afzal Dua Mahmood Ch, Kanwal Nisa, Fazeela Khurshid, Fadia Arif, Malik Shah Zaib Khalid and Rimsha Javed


A review of literature on various kind of waste from industries which are exploiting the aquatic life and its control measures along with the description of Ganga's pollution due to sectors describe in this review paper. In Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River, the fire was observed in 1969 due to the pollution by industrial wastes. This river was not polluted before the industrial wastes. Water constitutes more than half of our planet, and it is getting polluted day by day due to different causes including human activities, one of the most limelight is industrial chemicals and wastes. Generalize view of water pollution and its sources along with a description of polluted groundwater elaborating its side effects. The colored wastewater from industries and its biological, chemical, and physical methods explains to control water pollution. Effects of industrial water pollution are very harmful to animals, plants as well as human beings, which may cause severe kinds of diseases, including stunt growth and skin cancer. Other factors, including pH, light, turbidity, and temperature of water bodies, are also affected by industrialization and, in return affecting aquatic life, including flora and fauna. Proper treatment including physical, chemical and biological techniques for the control of water pollution due to industries apply for the welfare of society. The principal goal is to spread knowledge about water pollution from industries and their control measures.

Keywords: Aquatic life; Groundwater pollution; Ganga; Industrialization; Turbidity



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