The Impact of Water Pollution on Economic Development of Pakistan Sardar Ahmad, Muhammad Nauman Adil, Zeeshan Khan, Shah Khalid & Md Nasir Uddin

The Impact of Water Pollution on Economic Development of Pakistan

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Sardar Ahmad, Muhammad Nauman Adil, Zeeshan Khan, Shah Khalid & Md Nasir Uddin

Abstract

The current article contributes to providing knowledge to the public of Pakistan regarding the adverse effects that water pollution is having on the human health and welfare in Pakistan and moreover, the negative consequences that Pakistani economy faces due to the deteriorating condition of water resources in the country. The industrial and municipal waste directly drained in the natural water bodies, and this is becoming the leading cause of water pollution in the country.  The contamination of water that occurs in Pakistan in different ways and the health, living standard and overall economy of the nation is suffering due to such extent of water pollution in rural and urban areas of the country.  The study also addresses the farmers’ community to bring awareness in them regarding the inappropriate use of pesticides and fertilizers that are causing waterborne diseases in Pakistani population. It is critical for Pakistan’s government to make effective policies to protect the environmental condition of Pakistan and take immediate measures to deal with the issues of water pollution.

Key words: water pollution, economic growth, human health, CVM, and COI value

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Title:

The Impact of Water Pollution on Economic Development of Pakistan

Author:

Sardar Ahmad, Muhammad Nauman Adil, Zeeshan Khan, Shah Khalid & Md Nasir Uddin

Journal Name: International Journal of Science and Business
Website: ijsab.com
ISSN: ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3339874
Media: Online
Volume: 3
Issue: 4
Acceptance Date: 10/06/2019
Date of Publication: 18/07/2019
PDF URL: http://ijsab.com/wp-content/uploads/377.pdf
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Page: 86-95
First Page: 86
Last Page: 95
Paper Type: Research Paper
Current Status: Published

Cite This Article:

Ahmad, S., Adil, M. N., Khan, Z., Khalid, S. & Uddin, M. N. (2019). The Impact of Water Pollution on Economic Development of Pakistan. International Journal of Science and Business, 3(4), 86-95.   doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3339874

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Sardar Ahmad, School of Management, China University of Mining & Technology, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China.

Muhammad Nauman Adil, School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, China University of Mining & Technology, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China.

Zeeshan Khan, School of mechanics and Civil Engineering, China University of Mining & Technology, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China.

Shah Khalid, School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, China University of Mining & Technology, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China

Md Nasir Uddin  (corresponding author), School of mechanics and Civil Engineering, China University of Mining & Technology, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3339874

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