Kaveri, Krishna and 10 more river water not good for drinking: SPCB explosive report revealed
The water of the entire rivers is not dangerous, the board has collected and tested the water in specific places of these 12 rivers, and that water is really worrying.
Last year, the people of the Karnataka, including the farmers, faced severe drought as there was no rain in the state. Also, there is a possibility of increased water scarcity this summer. An explosive report has revealed that the water of 12 rivers in the central state is not fit for drinking.
Yes, there is a situation to think before drinking the water of rivers of the state like Kaveri and Krishna. Considering the test report conducted by the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) on collection of water from different parts of 12 rivers, this condition is evident.
Because, the shocking fact was discovered in the report that if the water of those rivers is drunk directly, there will be danger to different parts of the body including the throat, eyes, etc. The water of the entire rivers is not dangerous, the board has collected and tested the water in specific places of these 12 rivers, and that water is really worrying.
It is visible that it is polluted enough to generate. The State Pollution Control Board conducts periodic tests on the water quality of rivers in the state. Water is collected and tested at monitoring units (monitoring stations) installed for this purpose.
According to the test report conducted last November, the water in 12 rivers of the state is unfit for drinking. In particular, it has been informed that the water of Lakshmanathirtha, Arkavati, Kabini, Timsha rivers is not suitable for drinking and consumption even after purification.
The rest of the Netravati river water can be purified and used, the report said. The amount of total coliform should be less than 10 units per 100 ml of water. However, as per the pollution control board’s test report, the Bhima river water collected near Gangapur village has 2.80 lakh units.
There is a huge increase in the amount of TC in 38 test units as well, and consuming Anir will have an adverse effect on health. In particular, it has been stated in the report that there are chances of vision problems, throat and breathing problems.