The central pollution control board (cpcb) has submitted a report before the ngt on action to be taken in the eloor-edayar area of the periyar river in kerala the report recommends restoration measures to be taken on utmost priority this report came on the heels of a case filed by local residents. New delhi: india's water bodies are dying a slow death with water pollution on a continuous rise, many major rivers, lakes, beaches of india are in grave danger now a 12 member group of engineering students from kerala have developed a technology that may hold the key to solve one of india's most. The villagers first removed weeds and then plastic that was lodged solidly in the river bed the next step was to dredge the water of pollutants and other debris dumped over the years. This is to certify that the project report entitled “water pollution and its impact on rural health a micro analysis based on river pampa, kerala, india” submitted to university grants commission is a bonafide record of original research carried out by us and that no part of this work has been.
244 kilometres long, the periyar is kerala's longest river arising in the shivagiri hills in sundaramala in tamil nadu, the periyar flows through the districts of idukki and ernakulam before it joins the arabian sea at cochin while the idukki section of the periyar is struggling with contamination from domestic. The adverse results are a further lowering of water table of the rivers and the weakening of river banks encorachment:-the encroachement of river banks by unauthorised settlers, poses a serious threat to the health of the rivers in several ways pollution:- the rivers of the state are severely polluted domestic and urban. When keralites look forward to a bountiful monsoon every year, they fail to notice that existing rivers are choked with sewage inflows, industrial effluents and solid waste a study found that pamba, periyar, karamana, kallayi, valapattanam and meenachil were the most-polluted rivers in kerala scientific.
The study assumes significance against the backdrop of water scarcity being faced by the state which may worsen in the future. Pathanamthitta : chief minister pinarayi vijayan on saturday said the state government was planning to come out with a piece of legislation to curb river pollution inaugurating the second phase of varattar rejuvenation programme at puthukulangara in eraviperoor panchayat, the chief minister said.
Stretches of the karamana river in thiruvananthapuram, the puzhakal river in thrissur, and the kadambrayar in ernakulam are among the 150 most polluted river spots in the country, according to the central pollution control board (cpcb ) the board's findings figure in its latest report on polluted river stretches in india.
Kerala, sunny, lush, green state lies between the lakshadweep sea and the western ghat mountains in southern peninsular india it is nourished by 44 rivers and a chain of backwaters its physiography and its culture are unique the verdant forests, prestine rivulets and golden beaches are nature's priceless gifts to. The study, however, warns that now, despite the monsoons, contamination is rising steadily thanks to the toxic combination of urbanisation and poor waste management based on over 400 samples that harikumar and his team collected for pre- and post-monsoon periods, the periyar, kerala's longest river.
Urbanization and ignorance over water consumption play a major role in polluting the rivers the garbage thrown away and every single piece of land cleared and concreted lead to the contamination of rivers and gradual drying up of land but the main reason for the degradation of rivers in kerala is the. The state government of kerala in india is being petitioned by international activists because a major regional waterway, the periyar river, is under threat from pollution towards the mouth of the river, researchers have found high levels of ddt, lead, cyanide and mercury produced by local industry,. Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies usually as a result of human activities water pollution is one of many types of pollution which results from contaminants being introduced into the natural environment pollution causes adverse change water pollution is often caused by the discharge of inadequately.