What are water related diseases?
Water-related diseases. • Waterborne diseases, i e cholera, typhoid, and dysentery, are caused by. faecal-oral transmission (drinking water, recreational water) containing infectious microorganisms, mainly from human or animal waste.
What are diseases caused by pollution?
Lung Diseases and Respiratory ProblemsConditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be caused or triggered by rising levels of air pollution.
What are the harmful effects of water pollution?
Some of these water-borne diseases are Typhoid, Cholera, Paratyphoid Fever, Dysentery, Jaundice, Amoebiasis and Malaria. Chemicals in the water also have negative effects on our health. Pesticides – can damage the nervous system and cause cancer because of the carbonates and organophosphates that they contain.