Q. 23.5( 2 Votes )
Water or river pollution means one or more substances have built up in water to such an extent that they cause problems for animals or people. It is caused by sewage, wastewater, industrial waste, plastics, oil pollution etc. Measures to control this pollution are:
i. Making people aware of the problem by education is the first step to solving or at least not increasing it.
ii. It can also be controlled by not discharging untreated sewage, solid wastes and garbage in rivers.
iii. By reducing agricultural run-off, preventing or controlling resource recovery in river channels, shipping discharges and marine operations, we can reduce the intensity of water pollution.
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