CAUSES OF WATER BORNE DISEASES AND PREVENTION IN INDIA

Dr. Sushma Rani

Abstract


Water borne diseases including cholera, Typhoid fever, Diarrhea, Ulcers, Hepatitis, Arsenicosis, Respiratory Tract Infection, Kidney Damage, and Endocrine Damages are very risky for lives of individuals and especially for humans ultimately leading to death. In India, over one lakh people die of water-borne diseases annually. It is reported that groundwater in one-third of India’s 600 districts is not fit for drinking as the concentration of fluoride, iron, salinity and arsenic exceeds the tolerance levels. These diseases are mainly due to drinking water problems because of presence of different harmful bacteria and germs which may cause these drugs. The water treatment can also be used so no one can drink or use dirty or untreated water and can be saved from these effects.

Keywords


Diseases, Water, Drinking, Harmful, Bacteria and Infection.

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