Which is the dirtiest beach in Mumbai?

February 7, 2020 Off By idswater

Which is the dirtiest beach in Mumbai?

MMB identified top 10 of 72 beaches where they found the maximum trash strewn during the cleanup, with Mumbai having three of the most polluted beaches – Juhu being the dirtiest beach with 50.61 tons of trash, followed by Versova with 49.82 tons and Girgaum chowpatty with 20.48 tons.

Why is Mumbai beach so dirty?

A recent study by the state pollution control board found the water around the beach was heavily polluted, mainly because of domestic waste being dumped into the sea. “The sources we identified are all marine outfalls where sewage treatment is negligible, leading to extremely poor water quality,” said Shah.

Which beach cleanup drive is the world’s biggest cleanup drive in Mumbai?

Versova beach
Afroz Shah is a young Indian lawyer from Mumbai, synonymous with the world’s largest beach clean-up project. He’s the man behind the clean-up of Mumbai’s Versova beach and was awarded the UN’s top environmental accolade – Champions of the Earth award in 2016 for his work.

Is Juhu beach water clean?

With Mumbaikars unable to pollute the city’s coastline during the lockdown, Juhu beach is now cleaner than it has been at any point in the past 20 years, residents of the area told Mirror on Monday.

Can you swim in Juhu Beach?

No swimming – Juhu Beach.

Can you swim in Mumbai?

Swimming is not allowed, but there are other activities which you can enjoy during your visit. This beach has Malad Creek on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west which gives you panoramic views.

Who cleaned the Juhu beach?

Today marked a new refreshed start for the city’s Beach Warriors – they got back into work mode to clean the Juhu Koliwada beach in a large gathering, after a long gap of many months since the COVID-19 pandemic started.

Is Juhu beach safe to swim?

Water contamination and toxicity levels at few of the most popular beaches, including Dadar, Juhu and Versova among others, were found to be contaminated beyond the alarming levels. Here is all you need to know about the water at the Mumbai beaches before you plan a walk along the sea shore next time.