A Review on Groundwater Pollution

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Volume-6 Issue-5
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Hussein Ilaibi Zamil Al-Sudani


MLA Style: Hussein Ilaibi Zamil Al-Sudani "A Review on Groundwater Pollution" International Journal of Recent Engineering Science 6.5(2019):13-21. 

APA Style: Hussein Ilaibi Zamil Al-Sudani, A Review on Groundwater Pollution. International Journal of Recent Engineering Science, 6(5),13-21.

Groundwater is one of the essential components in the development of any area. It is the primary potable, agricultural and industrial source of water. In the past, it was thought that layers of rocks and soils filter groundwater. The first signs of contamination of groundwater extracted from wells may be detected. The objective of this review is reviews researches of groundwater pollution and contamination as well as pollution types and the effects of groundwater contamination and pollution on public health. Generally, groundwater pollution studies include the scientific understanding of biological, chemical and physical processes which control contaminants fate and movement in the underground environment. High chemical concentration in drinking water can pose a health hazard. Epidemiological studies have shown that the low quality of drinking water as the main transport route has been responsible for many waterborne diseases. Several microorganisms and synthetic chemicals have the potential to pollute groundwater. Drinking water containing bacteria and viruses can lead to diseases such as hepatitis or cholera. The serious health effects of lead are known learning difficulties in children; problems in the nerves, kidneys, liver and pregnancy risks. Protection measures are more straightforward and less costly than corrective measures for groundwater contamination. The choice of appropriate therapeutic technique depends on site-specific factors and often takes into account clean-up goals based on human health and environmental protection.

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