Yamuna Dirtier Than It Was 3 Months Ago
The Times of India Delhi|January 17, 2022
Faecal Bacteria Levels Up 14 Times: Report
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New Delhi: Pollution in Yamuna has worsened with the faecal bacteria level being at a record high of 14 times than what existed three months ago. This has been revealed by the December 2021 water quality status report by Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).

When the river enters the city, dissolved oxygen (DO), biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and faecal coliform are within the permissible limits. However, by the time it exits Delhi, high-level effluents make Yamuna more polluted.

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