Question: Define and explain in brief Thermal pollution.
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Subject : Environmental Engineering 1

Topic : Air Pollution / Noise Pollution

Difficulty : Low

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modified 11 months ago  • written 11 months ago by gravatar for Abhishek Tiwari Abhishek Tiwari ♦♦ 50
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• The impairment of water quality through the rise in temperature is called a thermal pollution.

• The waste water mainly the industrial waste water generated by thermal power plants, nuclear plant has higher temperature than normal temperature this hot water cause thermal pollution.

• Thermal pollution affects the aquatic life.

Measures to control thermal pollution

i. By constructing the cooling towers.

ii. By developing cooling ponds.

iii. By coating artificial ponds.

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