Major water polluting industry is
Major industries causing water pollution are leather, paper and pulp, textiles and chemical industries.
Source of water pollution is
Sources of water pollution are sewage disposal, urban run-off, toxic effluents from industries, run-off over cultivated lands and nuclear power plants.
Noise pollution is caused due to
High level of noise above tolerance level is called noise pollution. Sources of pollution are aircrafts, automobiles, trains, industrial processing and advertising media.
Acid rain is caused due to
Air pollution can also cause acid rains. It is caused by airborne acidic pollutants and has highly destructive results.
River Ganga is polluted by the city of
Cities of Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna and Kolkata release domestic waste into the Ganga river.
Release of harmful substances in the air that can harm the health of humans, animals, and plants is called
Air pollution consists of chemicals or particles in the air that can harm the health of humans, animals, and plants. They can be gases, solid particles, or liquid droplets.
The major factor responsible for water pollution is
Though water pollutants are also created from natural sources (erosion, landslides, decay and decomposition of plants and animals, etc.) pollutants from human sources are the real causes of concern. Human beings pollute the water through industrial, agricultural and cultural activities.
In 2001, rural population in India was about
India, which has a predominance of rural population had about 72 percent of the total population in 2001 in villages. Most of the rural areas are still performing primary activities.
Surface water is
Surface water available from rivers, canals, lakes, etc., is never pure. It contains small quantities of suspended particles, organic and inorganic substances.
Biotic components include
Biotic components include living things like flora, fauna, human beings etc., whereas a biotic components include non living things like soil, water, air, land, etc.