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IJSTR >> Volume 2- Issue 9, September 2013 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

Analysis Of The Causes And Impacts Of Water Pollution Of Buriganga River: A Critical Study

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Chandan chakraborty, Md Mazaharul Huq, Sobur Ahmed, Taslima Tabassum, Md. Rubel Miah



Index Terms: Tannery, wastewater, water quality parameters, hazaribagh, Environment, Pollution, Human Helath



Abstract: When water becomes contaminated by unexpected substances, it is considered as harmful for human and aquatic lives. This water is termed as polluted water. Various causes are responsible for polluting water. Some natural causes are mixture of biodegraded portion of animal and plants to pure water, siltation by erosion of river banks etc. Domestic wastes, industrial wastes, fertilizers etc. are man-made pollutants of water. The state of surface and ground water pollution in Bangladesh is alarming. Especially the Buriganga is largely polluted by Dhaka city. Necessity of water for each and every living beings needs no description. They intake water directly or indirectly for physiological activities. If this in taking water is polluted, it will do harm that is for sure. The worst part is, this bad impact transports to others through food chain. Therefore, we must be aware of the adverse influence polluted water may have on us. At present, we cannot prevent water being polluted cent percent, but minimization is very much needed. It is time we took some steps to start working on it.



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