Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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What are natural reasons for water pollution? - Science

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What are natural reasons for water pollution?

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Solution

The natural reasons of water pollution are :

  • Presence of aquatic weeds which depletes the oxygen content of water bodies.
  • Excessive algal growth.
  • Mud and sludge which are added to water bodies due to river currents and their diversions.
  • Growth of microbes like bacteria and fungi on dead and decaying matter present in water bodies.
Concept: Water Pollution and Its Causes
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Balbharati General Science 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 8 Pollution
Exercise | Q 6.3 | Page 61
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