(a) Industrial effluents from paper, textile, chemical | industries which are generally allowed to mix with water bodies like rivers should not be allowed to get mixed in such water bodies.
(b) Non-biodegradable detergents should be avoided and only biodegradable soaps should be used for cleaning clothes and for baths.
© pH of water should be checked and reported to pollution control board set up by Government.
(d) Avoid the DDT at home, instead use dried neem leaves to keep insects away.
Have you ever observed water pollution in your area ? What measures would you suggest to control it?