Groundwater pollution in India and health problems.

Published 25-04-2023
Section Review articles


  • Sahdev S.O.S. In Environmental Science Pt. RSU Raipur


When there is a change in the chemical, biological, and physical properties of any water, then it is not potable. Today, the main cause of groundwater pollution in India is water from households, industries, and agriculture, which goes into groundwater mainly through the process of leaching with soil and this, pollutes groundwater. Due to the continuous industrial development in India, due to the use of groundwater, there is a problem of pollution along with depletion of groundwater. Similarly, landfills, pipelines, sewage, petroleum products, thousands of wastes, and mining activities are the main causes of groundwater pollution. The main objective of this review is to identify the main sources of groundwater pollution and their impact on human health. Same Elements Al, As, Sb, Ba, Cd, Cl, Fe, Pb, Zn, etc. are present in water which is changing the quality of water. Drinking contaminated water causes kidney, skin irritation, liver, etc. problems for a healthy human being.

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