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Project submitted in partial fulfilment of B.Sc. [Hons] degree in Combined Studies to Manchester Polytechnic, Department of Economics and Economic History, 1990.

ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of Economics and Economic History.
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Cities have been known by the rivers that flow nearby-Landon and Thames, Rome and the Traverse, Paris and Seince, Banaras and Ganga. The Delhi and Yamuna sound unfamiliar, although the river is the main source of water supply to the city and plays most crucial role in its growth. The increase of population and activity in the Yamuna watershed is placing increasingly exigent demands upon its.   River pollution: An ecological perspective. Chichester, UK: Wiley. E-mail Citation» This book provides an overview of different types of river pollution and how pollution affects river biota. The writing is readily accessible to nonspecialists, but includes extensive referencing for research uses. Although now more than twenty years old, this.   (). Pollution source analysis of river water and sewage sludge. Environmental Technology Letters: Vol. 9, No. 8, pp. Cited by: From to , the U.S. population increased by one-third and the size of the U.S. economy more than doubled. Since the s, however, the United States, using a variety of anti-pollution policies, has made genuine progress against a number of : OpenStax.

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There are over 37 river catchments discharging into the WCPM and many of them are used for public water supply and have altered flow regimes (Fig. ).It has been reported that the main sources of river pollution in Malaysia comes from industries, commercial areas, urban diffuse sources, domestic sewage treatment plants, and land development and urbanization activities (Ashraf et al., ).   The Citarum River is a km ( mile) river that runs through West Java in Indonesia, and is often cited as the world's most polluted river. As many as 2, industrial facilities operate on or near the river, contributing to the dangerously high levels of lead, mercury, arsenic and other hazardous contaminants that pollute the waters. two pollution points of the river homing in on the sources and causes of pollution, its impacts on the surrounding environment and possible sustainable remedies. However, the specific objectives of the study were as follows: 1. To show the variations in different water quality parameters along a strip of the river due to the disposal of. Occasionally there are major oil spills, like the one in North Haven in the fall of Coordinated clean-ups involve catch oil with absorbent booms that float on the river, and absorbent diapers, but oil also includes a non-floating portion, which enters the ecosystem and has various harmful effects. Dumping is another serious pollution problem.