EFFECTS OF SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL ON WATER IN IMPHAL CITY, MANIPURW. CHAOTON MEETEI AND N. IBOTOMBI SINGH
Solid waste is now becoming one of the major environmental pollutant in the world. Unauthorized, unhygienic and unscientific disposal practices of the solid wastes generated from households, markets, commercial establishments, industries etc. causes serious health hazards by polluting important natural resources like air, water, soil etc. Present paper deals with water pollution caused due to disposal of solid waste in Imphal City. Water samples collected form 4 disposal and 3 non-disposal sites were analysed to work out the level of pollutants. Results obtained after analysis shown that there is a vast differences between the water quality of solid waste disposal area and non-disposal area.
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