9 Most Polluted Rivers of Indian Metro Cities

Water pollution of rivers is one of the major environmental issue in India, most of the mini river,lakes,seasonal water stream and major rivers flows through the Indian cities are polluted because of solid waste,coliform bacteria,untreated sewage and domestic sewage. Major polluted rivers of Indian metro cities are Buddha Nullah,Oshiwara River,Najafgarh Drain,Nagzari nala,Hooghly River and Thane creek.

Musi River -Hyderabad


Musi River divides the historic old city and the new city of Hyderabad in Telangana state. The river originates in Anantagiri Hills and joins the Krishna River at Vadapally,Musi river is highly polluted in Hyderabad and among most polluted rivers in country.

Yamuna River -Delhi


River Yamuna is one of the most polluted rivers of the India and the longest and the second largest tributary river of the Ganges. The holy river is getting polluted especially around New Delhi with garbage and industry sewage.

Sabarmati River -Ahmedabad


Sabarmati River is one of the major west flowing river of Gujarat and third most polluted river in the country. It originates from Arravali hill ranges in Rajasthan and flows towards the Gulf of Cambay in Gujarat.

Ganges River -Allahabad

The river Ganga occupies a unique position in the cultural of Hindu and the holiest river of India. Ganges River river flows through 29 Indian cities with huge population who increase in the population density by Human waste,Industrial waste and Religious events.

Cooum River -Chennai


Cooum River flows through the majour corporation zones of Chennai and the river is highly polluted in this urban area. Polluted Part of the Cooum River is feed by pesticides of corporation zones and heavy metals from the industry in Kilpauk and Triplicane.

Mithi River -Mumbai


Mithi River flows through the island of the city of Mumbai and get the water discharges of the Powai and Vihar lakes. The river has been polluted by dumping of industrial waste,raw sewage,organic waste and municipal waste.

Mula-Mutha River -Pune


Mula-Mutha Rivers are formed by the confluence of Mula and Mutha rivers in the city of Pune. Pollution are released into the river at Pune and has resulted high levels of pollution in the Bhima River.

Gomti River -Lucknow

Gomti River is one of  the tributary of the Ganga River and one of the many transcendental rivers in India. The river collects large amounts of human and industrial pollutants from city of Lucknow,Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur and Jaunpur.

Vrishabhavathi River -Bangalore

Vrishabhavathi River of Bangalore is a minor river and one of the tributary of the Arkavathy River. The river flows through the south of the Bengaluru city and highly polluted due to domestic and  agricultural sources and pollution from industrial waste.

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