Rakesh Kumar

Rakesh Kumar
Transparent urban river pollution monitoring
A study develops a decision support tool to identify polluted river stretches Posted on 25 May, 2022 09:33 AM

Unprecedented expansion and anthropic activities amongst other reasons lead to choking of urban rivers with municipal and industrial sewage. Around 63% of the total 62 million litres/ day generated sewage is dumped in Indian urban rivers without treatment, as per a Central Pollution Control Board report submitted to National Green Tribunal, India.

Ulhas river near Khandpe village (Image: Ganesh Dhamodkar, Wikimedia Commons)
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