Water Pollution Status of Mula-Mutha Rivers in Pune City: Review

Mula Mutha rivers in Pune Maharashtra, India are in highly insanitary and unhealthy conditions. It flows along a 22 km stretch through Pune city and is Maharashtra’s second most polluted river of 2018, containing human and animal excreta three times more than the safe limit, according to Maharashtra Pollution Control Board MPCB . Despite riverfront development for Mula Mutha rivers by Pune Municipal Corporation PMC , domestic waste, untreated sewage and industrial effluents is dumped into the river. Waste is the potentially dangerous byproduct of a wide range of activities, including manufacturing, farming, water treatment systems, construction, automotive garages, laboratories, hospitals, and other industries. The waste may be liquid, solid, or sludge and contain chemicals, heavy metals, radiation, pathogens, or other materials source website 1 . The objective of this review work is to analyze the degree of pollution in a decade or more. This review study gives information of five parameters namely pH, DO, BOD, COD, hardness at three study locations for the years 2006, 2008, and 2017 respectively. The trend of water pollution is also depicted from tabular data and graphs, where the status of contaminated river water is discussed. Remedial measures are suggested to mitigate high pollution levels in river.

by Shruti Subhash Jagtap | Dr. R Manivanan “Water Pollution Status of Mula-Mutha Rivers in Pune City: Review”

Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-4 | Issue-1 , December 2019,

URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd29813.pdf

Paper URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/engineering/civil-engineering/29813/water-pollution-status-of-mula-mutha-rivers-in-pune-city-review/shruti-subhash-jagtap

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