What is Polluted Water?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

The water which is infected with chemicals, waste, plastic, and other pollutants is called Polluted Water. There are various types of water pollution chemical pollution, oxygen depletion pollution, surface water pollution, microbiological pollution, etc.

Answer: The polluted water is not fit for use like drinking, irrigation, etc.

The water is polluted by the toxic substances which enter lakes, rivers, oceans and other water bodies. The polluted water affects human health, the environment, marine ecosystem and it sicks around one billion people every year. The major cause of water pollution is city sewage and industrial waste discharge. 


What is Polluted Water?

The adulterated water is referred to as polluted water. The release of the waste material, chemicals, fertilizers, medical waste, etc. leads to water pollution.

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