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Analysis Of The Causes And Impacts Of Water Pollution Of Buriganga River A Critical Study

Journal: International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research (Vol.2, No. 9)

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Page : 245-252

Keywords : Index Terms Tannery; wastewater; water quality parameters; hazaribagh; Environment; Pollution; Human Helath;

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Abstract When water becomes contaminated by unexpected substances it is considered as harmful for human and aquatic lives. This water is termed as polluted water. Various causes are responsible for polluting water. Some natural causes are mixture of biodegraded portion of animal and plants to pure water siltation by erosion of river banks etc. Domestic wastes industrial wastes fertilizers etc. are man-made pollutants of water. The state of surface and ground water pollution in Bangladesh is alarming. Especially the Buriganga is largely polluted by Dhaka city. Necessity of water for each and every living beings needs no description. They intake water directly or indirectly for physiological activities. If this in taking water is polluted it will do harm that is for sure. The worst part is this bad impact transports to others through food chain. Therefore we must be aware of the adverse influence polluted water may have on us. At present we cannot prevent water being polluted cent percent but minimization is very much needed. It is time we took some steps to start working on it.

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