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    Ganga Religion And Water Pollution Ganga Religion And Water Pollution Presentation Transcript

    • MOTHER GANGA LIFE, PURITY AND A GODDESS TO ALL HINDU PEOPLE
    • Once the Ganges were beautiful
    • Now it is this
    • Through out history People have worshiped and praised water because they knew that with out it they would die . Today most of us take our water for granted. We have for gotten how valuable water really is and how it must be respected.
    • Source of pollution
      • 200 million liters of untreated human sewage is drained in to the Ganges river every day
      • Half burnt bodies and cremated ashes are floating along the river
      • 1.7 billion Domestic and industrial pollutants such as major leather companies are dumping their waste into the river daily out of which 1.4 billion are untreated
      Click here to see a video of the Ganga River in India.
    • MAJOR DISEASES
      • E-coli
      • Typhoid
      • Tuberculosis
      • Gastrointestinal bleeding
    • Why are people getting these diseases?
      • They:
      • Drink
      • Bathe
      • Do their dishes
      • Wash their clothes
      • Play
      • In the polluted Ganges river
    • What if it happened to you
      • Would YOU wash your clothes in the Ganges river
      • Would YOU dink out of the river
      • Would YOU bath in the river
      WHAT IF IT WAS ALL YOU HAD
    • Effects of pollution in the river
      • Fishes in the Ganges river are becoming extinct
      • The Ganges dolphin has a population of only 2000and is now an endangered species
    • Can They Be Educated? The Hindu people understand and know the river’s Conditions; Yet to them this river is their mother, their provider and they can’t leave her in her time of need. They will continue drink from her and pray in her waters and until something is done.
    • Solutions
      • Add campaigns and awareness
      • a type of algae that eats feces that is use to turn sewage in to fertilizer could be use to clean the Ganges river(advanced integrated wastewater oxidization pond system)
      • Sewage treatment plants (STP) along the river
      • Construction of bathing ghats
      • Solid waste management systems
      • Bio gas/electical crematoriums
      • Improving river bank to reduce erosion
    • Sources
      • http://www.ecoworld.com/waters/clean-the-ganges-2.html
      • http://sankatmochan.tripod.com/GangaPollution.htm
      • http://creativecommons.org/
      • http://www.panda.org/what_we_do/endangered_species/cetaceans/abou t/river_dolphins/ganges_river_dolphin/
      • http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_solutions_offered_for_cleaning_Ganga