Pollution of the lake
In recent times, the lake has been getting polluted on account of the surrounding industrial activity. The most notable being
Dumping of saw dust and other wood waste by the sawmill owners and manufacturers
The discharge of chemical waste and dyes
By illegal fillings and encroachments â€?the main culprits being those involved in the tourist trade
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By the discharge of used motor oils and grease
Unauthorized dumping of domestic garbage in to the lake
Uncontrolled and unauthorized tourist related activity
increase in nitrate and phospherous ions content in the water due to the above factors eg :growth of Salvinia.
Apart from the above, fishing industry also contributes its share to the pollution of the lake. The Bolgoda lake had been famous for its rich harvests of prawns and crabs. Fishermen have also installed crab traps (JA-KOTUWA), in some parts of the lake, thereby preventing natural cleansing of the lake.Buying A Stylish Replica Watch Online It also upsets the ecological balance of the river and hinders the movement of water.
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