Water Pollution

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies, usually as a result of human activities. Water bodies include for example lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution results when contaminants are introduced into the natural environment. For example, releasing inadequately treated wastewater into natural water bodies can lead to degradation of aquatic ecosystems. In turn, this can lead to public health problems for people living downstream. They may use the same polluted river water for drinking or bathing or irrigation. Water pollution is the leading worldwide cause of death and disease, e.g. due to water-borne diseases.Water pollution can be …

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IPEN: International Pollutants Elimination Network · 29 May 2024 English

This report reveals high levels of toxic PFAS chemicals in nearly all surface and tap water samples collected near industrial areas that are centers of the textiles industry throughout and …

industry may be a significant source of PFAS water pollution. In two waterways where samples were taken linking textile-making facilities to PFAS water pollution. PFAS, called “Forever Chemicals” due to their industry may be a significant source of PFAS water pollution, not only posing threats of PFAS exposures



World Bank Group · 22 May 2024 English

stage and largely related to air, soil and water pollution; apart from the impacts due to borrow pits/material


World Bank Group · 22 May 2024 English

hazardous and non-hazardous waste, underground water pollution, all in manner consistent with ESS3. Same


World Bank Group · 22 May 2024 English

pollution from dust and vehicle exhaust, soil and water pollution from leakages and run off from equipment and posing risks to communities; risk of soil and water pollution due to leaks and run-off from construction


World Bank Group · 22 May 2024 English

hazardous and non-hazardous waste, underground water pollution, all in manner consistent with ESS3. Same



World Bank Group · 22 May 2024 English

2, the project may cause soil erosion and water pollution due to vegetation clearance during construction end-of-life (batteries), which will cause soil and water pollution if not adequately managed. Environmental hazards



World Bank Group · 22 May 2024 English

t of borrow and aggregate  material; (iv) water pollution; (v) standard construction‐related impacts relevant  resource  efficiency measures, (iv) water pollution due to working near and within  water bodi water bodies and  hence  there  will  be  water  pollution  risks  and  impacts,  (iii)  civil  works  due to sediment and plume generation in water, water pollution, river‐ bed disturbance, noise etc.     In the ESMF


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