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Rapid Communication - Journal of Environmental Waste Management and Recycling (2022) Volume 5, Issue 5

The impact of human activities on water contamination and health-related quality of life

Lulin Zhou*

Department of environmental engineering, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China

*Corresponding Author:
Lulin Zhou
Department of environmental engineering
Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China
E-mail: [email protected]

Received: 02-Sep-2022, Manuscript No. AAEWMR-22-77480; Editor assigned: 05-Sep-2022, PreQC No. AAEWMR-22-77480(PQ); Reviewed: 19-Sep-2022, QC No. AAEWMR-22-77480; Revised: 21-Sep-2022, Manuscript No. AAEWMR-22-77480(R); Published: 30-Sep-2022, DOI:10.35841/aaewmr-5.5.125

Citation: Zhou L. The impact of human activities on water contamination and health-related quality of life. Environ Waste Management Recycling. 2022;5(5):125

Fresh water is a vital resource as a result of it solely makes up 0.3 p.c of all the water on Earth. Water is important forever and plays a important role in however humans grow and keep alive. Water convenience is stricken by each natural parts and things that folks do. Nevertheless, the foremost significant result on life is how land use modification impacts water resource quality. Most of the pollution within the fresh resource that flows through Ghana, especially Tarkwa Nsuaem, is thanks to mining, urbanization, and agricultural land use changes. This considerably affects those that board the drainage area and beyond. Emmanuel, Jerry, and Dzigbodi report that physical, chemical and microorganism tests were done on the water of the Bonsa watercourse. victimization comparisons, it had been obvious that the water parameters do not satisfy international requirements. So, the Bonsa River can't be used for drinking, cooking, bathing, or laundry clothing [1].

As the population has expanded, therefore has the necessity for hygienical services. the amount of individuals living within the basin has expanded quicker than the amount of sanitation services. The municipal officers indicated that they may not fulfill the growing demand since they didn't have enough money, equipment, and facilities. The population is growing swiftly, and there's a ton of trade and agriculture in the construction area. Physical, chemical, and microbiological investigations incontestable that the Bonsa watercourse is polluted. contaminated water transmits numerous diseases and drinking or victimization it's adverse impacts on the resident’s health-related quality of life. Extended literature has established that the main phylogenesis causes of atmosphereal pollution, particularly water resource degradation, are industrial, agricultural and family activities. Although, some individual activities conjointly contribute to the sustenance of the environment. This aware act taken by individuals to minimize or mitigate the negative influence of human activities on the environment is understood as pro-environmental behavior. it's thus crucial to perceive the residents’ perception of however human activities cherish farming, mining, and household waste management influence adversely have an effect on fresh resources, specifically the Bonsa River, and their health-related quality of life [2].

Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality, the study area is noted for gold and metal production, its villages primarily fish and farm. Concerning eight of the nation’s largest mines are located within the Municipality, considerably contributory to the nation’s mining industry, that is found in the Western Region of Ghana. Prestea Huni-Valley district, Nzema East municipality, Ahanta West district, and Mpohor Wassa East district are its northern, western, southern, and jap neighbors. it's a population of 90,477 and a acreage of 905.2 sq. kilometers. The Bonsa is forty four kilometres long from wherever it meets the Ankrobrah to wherever it emerges at its supply. Residents in Bonsa, farther downstream, and at the water treatment facility’s thereforeurce are doubtless to suffer negative effects from any unsafe substance that enters the watercourse system [3].

The Bonsa watercourse feeds Ankobrah, that empties into the sea. The Bonsa river is created from rocks from the Birimian and Tarkwain formations. individuals suppose that these varieties of rocks are what build the water within the space so mineral-rich. The ridges that are a part of the gold mining concessions are where most of the water that flows into the Bonsa watercourse. The Bonsa is forty four kilometres long from wherever it meets the Ankrobrah to where it emerges at its supply. Residents in Bonsa, farther downstream, and at the water treatment facility’s source are doubtless to suffer negative effects from any unsafe substance that enters the river system. The Bonsa watercourse feeds Ankobrah, that empties into the sea. The Bonsa river is created from rocks from the Birimian and Tarkwain formations [4].

In different words, this investigation’s findings support the prevailing literature. This result is per earlier analysis by, that disclosed that agricultural activities cherish the incorrect application of agro-chemical and the utilization of dangerous chemicals for fishing are powerfully related to water contamination. In addition, it indicates that insecticides and fertilizers are the most current agricultural contaminants. though livestock waste and silt contribute to water contamination, agricultural runoff has the best impact. once irrigation, drainage, or precipitation transport herbicides, insecticides, and inorganic fertilizers from agricultural farms, they contaminate rivers and streams. These contaminants can't be seen or tasted as a result of they're usually in extraordinarily low amounts of water. Therefore, it takes time for his or her adverse effects on humans to show. Notwithstanding, overtime, they developed or worsen severe diseases, cherish chronic nephritic failure [5].

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