The water at the mouth of the Mithi river and Versova beach is the dirtiest, with pollution levels almost 13 times above the safe limit, an assessment by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Bound MPCB found. Additionally,a BOD reading of more than 3mg a litre is unfit for human consumption and above 6 mg a litre is unsuitable for fish, according to CPCB guidelines. Untreated industrial waste pumped out by effluent treatment plants from industrial areas and domestic waste from residential areas are responsible for the high levels of pollution, officials said. Versova beach cleaned up, but residents brace for immersion garbage. UN award to Mumbai lawyer for largest beach clean-up. Of the remaining MLD, private STPs are treating some of the sewage at hotels and housing complexes, while the remaining is being dumped in rivers, streams, creeks or directly into the sea.
Water in Mumbai’s Mithi river, Versova beach dirtiest, 13 times above safety limit
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Metrics details. Urban slums in developing countries that are not recognized by the government often lack legal access to municipal water supplies. We evaluate an informal water distribution system in a slum in Mumbai, India using commonly accepted health and social equity indicators. We also identify predictors of bacterial contamination of drinking water using logistic regression analysis. Data were collected through two studies: the Baseline Needs Assessment survey of households and the Seasonal Water Assessment, in which samples were collected for water quality testing over three seasons. Water samples were collected in each season from the following points along the distribution system: motors that directly tap the municipal supply i. Depending on season, households spend an average of 52 to times more than the standard municipal charge of Indian rupees 2.
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Ram S. Lokhande 1 , Pravin U. Singare 2 , Deepali S. Pimple 3.
Correspondence to: Pravin U. All Rights Reserved. In the present investigation, quantification study of different toxic heavy metals in the sediment samples of Vasai Creek of Mumbai was performed using Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy technique.