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How India can refine policies to manage water pollution from agriculture and livestock waste
28/03/2023 08:56 AM | Click to read full article
It is challenging to quantify and manage non-point sources of water pollution – pollution that does not come from industrial and sewage treatment plants – due to their fuzzy flow, uncertain distribution area and variable pollution load. In rural India, livestock waste, on-site sanitation systems, and agricultural runoff are major contributors. The dry and wet weather flows carry and infiltrate contaminants from these sources and contaminate groundwater and surface water resources.