70 pc of water pollution caused by domestic waste

Noida: Seventy per cent of water pollution is caused by domestic waste, while the remaining is due to industries. This was revealed at a national workshop on `Pollution Prevention Paradigm` held at Amity University on Friday.

"Around 70 per cent of water pollution is caused by domestic waste. Although the industrial waste is more complex but domestic waste has more quantum," S P Gautam, MP, Public Service Commission and Former Chairman of the Central Pollution Control Board said.

Some of the topics discussed at the workshop were `Urbanisation and Air Pollution`, `Sewage Waste and Water Contamination` and `Current Environmental Issues and Heath Impacts`.

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