An Effective Approach for the Treatment of Contaminated Water during Floods
Satheesh Ampolu, D. Santhi Priya, H Usha, AVLNSH Hariharan
Flood water, FWTP(Flood Water Treatment Plant), communicable diseases.
Hydrological disaster is a natural disaster occurs most commonly due to flood. Flood water consisting harmful contaminants such as animal wastage, salts, oils and grease, pesticides, sewage, Toxic chemicals and soil which can affect potentially drinking water. Flood can contaminates the water sources such as wells, rivers, lakes and streams and decreases the water quality. The contaminated water supports the growth of parasites which leads to spreading of communicable diseases like Water-borne diseases like Typhoid, Cholera, Hepatitis A and Leptospirosis. Vector –borne diseases like malaria, dengue, west Nile fever and Yellow fever.