State Main Steps To Be Taken To Prevent Water Pollution

State the main steps to be taken to prevent water pollution.


Steps to be taken to prevent water pollution :

  1. Trees and plants be planted along the banks of rivers and canals.
  2. Bathing and cleaning of animals near or in water sources be not allowed.
  3. Use of pesticides, insecticides, fungicides and fertilisers should be reduced.
  4. The polluted water from industries should be treated first and then discharged into water bodies.
  5. Use biodegradable detergents.
  6. Water containing sewage should be passed through sewage treatment plants first and then this water should be used for irrigation.
  7. Wells should be covered properly and washing and cleaning of clothes, utensils and animals should not be done near the well to keep them clean.