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Impact of Biofuel’s Production on Ground Water

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Abstract

Groundwater is strategically significant due to its exceeding demand in agriculture, domestic and industrial uses. Global estimates show that approximately 4430 km3 of fresh water resources are abstracted annually for human consumption. Ground water may contain some unwanted matter with the microbes in its natural form but most of the impurities are being added through human activities. Problem of water pollution is more pronounced in localities where biofuel are produced. The generation of obscene wastewater in bulk is a great environmental apprehension. The chapter will discuss how wastewater generated from biofuel production is deteriorating the ground water quality. The treatment ways of the wastewater will also be discussed. Presence of organic and inorganic compounds in wastewaters release from biofuel production facilities making the ground water unfit for human consumption will be explore.

Keywords

Climate change Ground water Biofuel Fresh water quality 

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  1. 1.Jhang-CampusUniversity of Veterinary and Animal SciencesLahorePakistan

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