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Water pollution control

World Health Organization. Expert Committee on Water Pollution Control.

Water pollution control

report of a WHO expert committee.

by World Health Organization. Expert Committee on Water Pollution Control.

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWorld Health Organization. Technical report series,, no. 318, Technical report series (World Health Organization) ;, 318.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA8 .A25 no. 318, TD420 .A25 no. 318
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5327732M
    LC Control Number72180670

    What are some helpful ways to think about the term and what it describes? Pergamon Press Anaerobic organisms organisms that do not require oxygen to live then metabolize the organic wastes, Water pollution control book gases such as methane and hydrogen sulfidewhich are harmful to the aerobic oxygen-requiring forms of life. The anthropologist Mary Douglas argued in her book Purity and Danger that the meaning of pollution varies by context, which is a way of saying social processes assign pollution its meaning. Figure 1 adapted from World Health Organization Geneva Report [ 66 ] revealed that all the major activities of global climatic changes eventually bore its consequence on human in general and on human health in particular. An example is silt -bearing surface runoffwhich can inhibit the penetration of sunlight through the water column, hampering photosynthesis in aquatic plants.

    The Oxford English Dictionary contains some surprisingly archaic definitions. In achieving this, many science bodies and institutions have seen the requisite of sustainable development and have set goals and targets to meet it. It is important to note at high concentration many compounds of interest are toxic to bacteria being used for treatment. Dyes are water soluble giant chemical that is greatly used in many industries viz; textile, leather and tanning, food, paper, etc. It is therefore not surprising that freshwater pollution is a strong public menace, which requires global concern.

    Although thorough sewage treatment would destroy most disease-causing bacteria, the problem of the spread of viruses and viral illness remains. Domestic sewage Domestic sewage is the primary source of pathogens disease -causing microorganisms and putrescible Water pollution control book substances. This involves taking wastewater and re-treating it so it can be used for non-potable water uses such as field irrigation. Consequently, groundwater pollution, also referred to as groundwater contamination, is not as easily classified as surface water pollution. Some important topics like eutrophication, organic pollution, oil pollution and thermal pollution have been discussed in detail. Biodegradation of materials, such as paper and petroleum, are by bacteria, algae, and protozoa.


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Along with domestic wastes, sewage carries industrial contaminants and a growing tonnage of paper and plastic refuse see solid waste. Domestic sewage Domestic sewage is the primary source of pathogens disease -causing microorganisms and putrescible organic substances.

Of particular interest is water pollution, which has become a global challenge, developing nations being highly affected due to their drive for development [ 12 ].

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In addition, numerous manufacturing plants Water pollution control book off undiluted corrosives, poisons, and other noxious byproducts. This can be as a result of reduced maintenance of the distribution system or from insufficient treatment and may lead to undue microbial growth, which the consumer may not notice.

This involves taking wastewater and re-treating it so it can be used for non-potable water uses such as field irrigation. While the source-directed measures help in avoiding pollution before toxic and injurious chemical materials enter into waters, the end-of-pipe measures concentrate on filtering pollution after its input into wastewater.

In addition to the acute problems of water pollution in Water pollution control book A more advanced design is required in the bioreactor to be used. A sustainable working policy on water pollution should not only be designed and enacted but also rigorously followed, more importantly in the developing and underdeveloped countries where the menace of water pollution has not been effectively managed.

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