Causes And Effects Of Water Pollution In India

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Cause and Effect of Water Pollution in India
Rajdeep Kaur
Environmental Science 101
Professor Mark Ditter
October 8, 2014
Abstract
Water is one of the natural resources that human beings are polluting. Water pollution has become a huge problem in many countries today. Due to water pollution many new diseases have been developed over time which have affected the humans at a very high rate. India is one of the countries that has the most polluted water bodies compared to other countries. There are many reasons behind the cause of water pollution in India, but the mainly reason is due to the increasing growth of industry in the nation. Many probelems have been arising in india due to the bad conditions of water used for drinking and household
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