AgroClean | Wastewater Treatment for Agro-Industries

Effects of agro-industry pollution

Developing nations often rely on a combination of subsistence farming and income generation from informal agro-industries, yet health risks and environmental pollution can have a great impact on both of them. Due to the unsafe discharge of agro-industry waste, clean water supplies are polluted, productive potential is exhausted, and health risks in the region are gravely increased.

  • A German Parliament report from 2008 recently found 70% of industrial enterprises in developing nations discharge wastewater untreated into the environment 
  • Improved sanitation reduces diarrhoeal morbidity by 32%


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