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Effect and Control of Water Pollution a Panacea to National Development
International Journal of Environmental Chemistry
Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2017, Pages: 23-27
Received: Jun. 4, 2017; Accepted: Jul. 3, 2017; Published: Jul. 31, 2017
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Mustapha Salihu, Department of Chemistry, Shehu Shagari College of Education, Division of Undergraduate Studies Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
Sadiq Abubakar Abdulrahman Shawai, Department of Chemistry, Sa'adatu Rimi College of Education Kumbotso, Kano, Nigeria
Ibrahim Muhammad Shamsuddin, Science Department, Maude International Schools, Zaria, Nigeria
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Water is a good solvent, which is the reason why many chemical substances dissolved in it, this paper critically discussed on water pollution and its two sources, effect of water pollution such as sewage, pesticides, animal wastes and the measures control of water pollution as a whole. The paper concluded that, Government alone cannot solve the entire problems related to water pollution and recommended among other, that Government should provide farmers with education on how to use pesticides, fertilizers and other related farms input.
Water Pollution, Effect, Control, National Development
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Mustapha Salihu, Sadiq Abubakar Abdulrahman Shawai, Ibrahim Muhammad Shamsuddin, Effect and Control of Water Pollution a Panacea to National Development, International Journal of Environmental Chemistry. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2017, pp. 23-27. doi: 10.11648/j.ijec.20170102.11
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