. List the ways to control Water Pollutants


Best Answer

Following are the ways:

1. Water pollution is mainly caused by industrial wastes, sewage (household waste), insecticides, herbicides, rodenticides, etc.

2. Waste water quality indicators such as the biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and the chemical oxygen demand (COD) are essentially laboratory tests to determine whether or not a specific wastewater will have a significant adverse effect upon fish or upon aquatic plant life.

3. Keeping in mind importance of maintaining the cleanliness of the water bodies, the Government of India has passed the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 to safeguard our water resources.

 

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