effects of water pollution on animals and plants

Due to rapid industrialization, water pollution has already reached dangerous levels. Based on these, diseases generated by contaminated water are divided into the following main categories: By virus – Jaundice (Yellow Fever), polio, gastroenteritis, common cold, infectious liver Sod, and smallpox. According to the scientists, a large number of diseases in India can be attributed to drinking of sewage mixed water. Sources are many but the solutions are few. According to a survey in most of the rivers, the amount of oxygen in a litre of water has decreased to 0.1 cubic centimetre only, while this average in 1940 was around 2.5 cubic centimetres. google_ad_slot = "1982849078"; placement: 'Right Rail Thumbnails', It makes fish and plants deficient in their ability to regenerate and reproduce. The species depending on these water bodies; be it humans, animals or plants are severely affected by the pollution. It accumulates in plants and animals, which then become prey to higher predator in the food chain, accumulating in animal tissue. Various diseases like polio, cholera, patches, jaundice, fever, viral fever etc are spread through polluted water. Hepatitis, cholera, dysentery and typhoid are the common waterborne diseases, which affect the majority of tropical area. Sometimes, when an air pollutant, such as sulfuric acid, combines with the water droplets that make up clouds, the water droplets become acidic, forming acid rain. Considering the negative effects that humans endure, because of water pollution, there is no doubt that the same there are similar effects left on animals, both on land and residing in the water. The Ministry of Environment and Forest has marked some industries which are mainly polluting the water bodies. He was also a senior editor with Exchange4media group’s real estate magazine 'Realty Plus', and prior to that Consulting Editor with 'Geopolitics', a magazine on defence and strategic affairs. Unless measures are taken, the very water we drink is in danger. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});