GHAZIABAD: In an attempt to keep the Hindon river clean, the Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam has introduced a temple waste disposal system which it claims is the first of its kind in the country.

Six rivers in western Uttar Pradesh, including the Yamuna, are now so polluted that they should be classified as dead, says a new study.

The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) has finally put in place a plan to save Hindon river from pollution. The civic body has constructed a

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Pesticides are notorious contaminants due to their toxic and carcinogenic nature and, unfortunately, are distributed globally in air, water, sediment, soil and foods even to the places where they have not been used before. SPE and GC methods were developed to analyze organochlorine pesticides.

This study evaluates the presence and extent of toxic pollutants within surface and groundwater resources of the Hindon river catchment. The devastating impacts of this contamination of water resources of the health of those living within the catchment is highlighted.

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