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Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater or waste water is the water which is polluted, contaminated or affected in quality. Process of removing contaminants and impurities from wastewater is kown as Wastewater Treatment. Eg. Used water discharged from homes, farms, industries, offices etc. The purpose of wastewater treatment is to remove all contaminants from wastewater so that it can meet quality standards announced by pollution control board or to reuse for other purpose. Wastewater treatment…

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Benefits of Environmental Monitoring

Benefits of Environmental Monitoring

Purpose & benefits of Environmental Monitoring is to understand whether quality of environmental is getting better or worse. Information collected by Environmental Consultants by Monitoring Environment is very helpful to take decisions for government and non-governmental bodies. The most important purpose or benefit of Environmental monitoring is to see and analyze trends & patterns of presence of air pollutants in atmosphere. Purpose or Objectives of Environmental Monitoring The purpose or…

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Sources of Air Pollutants

Sources of Air Pollutants

Measurement of air pollutants is major step towards controlling them. Sources of Air pollutants can be natural or may be the results of activities of human like vehicles etc. Also air pollutants can be categorised as primary of secondary pollutants. In based on sources of air pollutants they can be differentiated like stationary or mobile sources. Government has notified to all industries their emission limits and every manufacturing industry has to…

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Effects of Fireworks in Diwali

Effects of Fireworks in Diwali

Effects of Diwali on Environment Due to large scale of bursting firecrackers during this festival it releases harmful gases and toxic substances into the atmosphere, loud noises from loudspeakers and firecrackers, dry waste causing health problems for children, patients and senior citizens. They also cause Burns, deafness, Nausea and mental impairment. Many people die in explosions in factories which manufactures firecrackers. From Darkness to Light or from light to Darkness Diwali is…

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Noise Impact Assessment

Noise Impact Assessment

Noise is often defined as it is the sound which is undesired by recipient. Noise Impact assessment is important part of Environmental impact assessment. The main objective of Noise impact assessment is to measure current noise quality assessment of study area, Impacts of future projects on local noise, its impact and acceptability. Noise Sources Noise impact mainly ascends from • Vehicles • Trains • Ships • Construction Sites (including the…

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Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index

Air Quality index (AQI) is method of making easy to understand comparison of  Air quality numbers for different regions. Today Environmental pollution has become serious issue. Similarly it has also become need to spread the awareness about pollution by publishing pollutants present in environment for particular cities. But normally air pollution is defined in numbers of pollutants present in air with their quantities or concentrations. This should be done in…

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Ambient Air Quality Standards

Ambient Air Quality Standards

Ambient air quality standards are the legal limits of air pollutants during given period of time defined by authority. They are allowable level of pollutants in environment to the population or ecological system. National Ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ambient air quality monitoring (NAAQM) established by Central pollution Control Board (CPCB) of India in November 2009 for the ambient air quality of entire country. Addition to this CPCB has notified…

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Environmental Consultancy firm : What it takes to Be one?

Environmental Consultancy firm : What it takes to Be one?

What is Environmental Consultancy As we know Pollution is becoming a serious issue nowadays. Some people come forward to make career in helping industries reduce their emissions to reduce environmental pollution. They are called as Environmental consultancy firms. Let’s find out what are their key responsibilities. Environmental consultancy firms offer assessment and consultancy services to their clients related to environmental issues. In this role they play major role in impact…

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Ways to save water in industries

Ways to save water in industries

How to save water in industries? We can save water in industries by creating awareness in employees, measuring water consumption, optimum use of water, recycling of waster, installing water saving equipments, routine checks for pipes etc. Only 3% of water on Earth is pure and can be used for daily routine. Out of 3% water 5-10% (as of 1999) water is consumed for industrial purpose. As world population will grow…

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Soil Fertility : The Complete Guide

Soil Fertility : The Complete Guide

To study of supplying nutrients from soil to plant is known as soil fertility. Soil Fertility is part of Pedology i.e. Study of Soils in their natural environment. It is the capacity of soil to support the plant growth. So, capacity/strength of soil is tested. Fertility of soil can affect by 3 major components: Chemical Soil Fertility Physical Soil Fertility Biological Soil Fertility Soil chemistry is concerned with availability of…

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