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50 FAQs on Water Pollution: know all about water pollution and do your bit to limit it

  • Author(s): TERI
  • Size: 120 mm x 180 mm
  • Pages: 60
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9788179934593
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.125.00 / US $11.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 112.00 / US $10.00

Book Details

Which Indian state has the maximum number of polluted rivers? What is meant by reverse osmosis? How is water quality linked to human health? When is World Water Day celebrated? How can water supply be increased at the global level? What role do households play in water pollution? What can you do to prevent water pollution?

Know the answers to these, and 43 more frequently asked questions, on water pollution, its various aspects, and impacts.

Other titles in this series:

  • 50 FAQs on Air Pollution (ISBN: 9788179934531)
  • 50 FAQS on Climate Change (ISBN: 9788179935392)
  • 50 FAQs on Global Warming (ISBN: 9788179934524)
  • 50 FAQs on Renewable Energy (ISBN: 9788179935415)
  • 50 FAQs on Waste Management (ISBN: 9788179935408)

Contents:

  • Types of water on Earth
  • Seawater unfit for drinking
  • Freshwater shortage
  • Global water scenario
  • Ways to increase global water supply
  • Surface water
  • Groundwater
  • Water pollution
  • Types of water pollution
  • Major water pollutants
  • Forms of water pollutants
  • Role of households in polluting water
  • Role of agriculture in polluting water
  • Role of industries in polluting water
  • Impacts of water pollutants on organisms
  • Oil spill
  • Acid rain
  • Eutrophication
  • Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)
  • Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
  • Storm drain system
  • Purification methods
  • Aerobic treatment
  • Anaerobic treatment
  • Reverse osmosis
  • Distilled water
  • UV disinfection method
  • Types of bottled water
  • Cleanest water on Earth
  • Greywater
  • Blackwater
  • Hardwater
  • Water softening
  • Factors affecting water quality
  • Water quality and human health
  • International laws on freshwater resources
  • Indian laws on water pollution
  • Standards on water quality in India
  • Common water-related diseases in India
  • Water footprint
  • Most polluted rivers of the world
  • Indian state with maximum number of polluted rivers
  • Groundwater scenario in India
  • Ganga Action Plan
  • Yamuna Action Plan
  • Organizations responsible for water management
  • Sustainable water management practices in India
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • World Water Day
  • Preventing water pollution
  • Keywords

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