I investigated the factors that contributed to pollution in Enugu
metropolis. The aim of this research was to find out the effects of pollution
to the life of the society and also to view the possible causes of this
pollution, and make recommendations for eliminating the problems from all its
roots and branches.
The following research questions were used for the research.
1. What are the various types of pollution?
2. Identify the common sources of pollution
3. To know the causes of environmental pollution
4. What are the effects of this pollution on human
5. To find out it these is any possible control
measures of environmental pollution.
6. What are the possible remedies to this?
The area of study (Enugu metropolis) was divided into 8 sections
out of which 5 persons were sampled from each section making a total of 40
Copies of the questionnaire were used to collect data that were
personally administration to the respondents by the researchers.
In analyzing the data collected, simple percentages were used.
Based on the analysis, these are some the findings made.
1. There has been considerable feeling that the
public health (ENSEPA) had not taken a strong stand against pollution and is
still weak when it comes to enforcement.
2. The dwellers of Enugu metropolis are suffered
from the heart following problem of pollution.
3. Pollution of air crises from refuses which are
disposed off by open burning or incineration.
4. There is gross negative by government agents in
controlling the menace of pollution in Enugu metropolis.
5. There had been an increase in death that is as a
result of an increase in the menace of pollution.
Some of the recommendations made include.
1. The governmental should adopt a strong law
against indiscriminate disposal of refuse.
2. The public need education and enlightenment on
the for a healthy environment.
3. Refuse burning should be restricted to
4. There should be constant inspection of streets
by ENSEPA especially or clean-up days.
When this is done pollution would definitely be a thing of past in
Enugu metropolis and Enugu State in general and high standards of living will
General Background to the subject
Problems Associated with the subject
Problem that the study will be concern
The importance of studying the
Definition of Important
2.1 The origin of the subject
2.2 Schools of thought within the subject
2.3 The schools of thought relevant to the problem
2.4 Different methods of studying the
3.2 Analysis of
The production of pollutions comes as the by-product of man’s
actions. They are residences of things he makes uses and throws away, his cans
and bottles, metals and plastics caps, waste rock and mill tailings, pesticides
and herbicides, automobiles exhausters and industrial discharges. These are
concomitants of a technological society with a high standard of living. They
increase both because of population increase and because of an increasing
expectation fro higher living standards, more is made, used and thrown away.
But, as the committee on pollution of National Academy of science noted in 1966.
“As he earth becomes more crowded, there is no longer a way one person’s trash
basket is another’s living space.”
Pollution therefore can be primarily a consequence of irrigational
These researches work little. “The effects of pollution to the
society, it’s causes and effects, seeks to exonerate on what causes the
pollution and how to handle the causes with a view to eliminate it.
It is also aimed at enlightening the general populace on a need to
maintain a healthy environment as a prerequisite for a fulfilled and
achievement propelled life.
BACKGROUND TO THE SUBJECT MATTER
The deterioration of environmental quality that began when man
first assembled into villages and utilized fire has existed as a serious
problem since the industrial revolution. Environmental contamination of air,
water, and soil and food ahs became a threat to the continued existence of many
plant and animal communities and may plant ultimately threaten the very
survival of the human race.
It seems clear that if we hope to improve on the
deteriorating standards of Public Health menace of pollutions should be checked
structure for tomorrow.
What is urgently needed is a total system to modern civilization
through which eh pooled talents of social scientists and medical profession can
be focused on the develop into of order among the presently desperate segments
of the human environment.
ASSOCIATED WITH THE SUBJECT MATTER
Can every human being have a life of quality in the twenty second
In this project I shall use the quality of life to express the way
in which individual human beings feels that his or her life is worthwhile.
The quality of life requires freedom from negative think like
hemger, cold, ailment, polluted air and water, over crowding noise streets and
as well fear, but it must also contain for very human being in the world the
positive aspect of frequent access to stress, unspiolt country side and sea
side, healthy in a man made surrounding and certainties creation.
The problem I have to investigate is therefore how can I give
every human being in the society particular people in Enugu State metropolis,
the things essential to a life of quality without subjecting them to the
pollutions which destroy life.
Such pollutants may be killing or harmful, destroying people’s
enjoyment of life or drinking them made. This includes the indirect effects of
such things as destruction of vegetation as well directs effects of food, water
and air pollution and noise pollution.
THAT THE STUDY WILL BE CONCERNED WITH.
In this study work, I shall focus more on the effects of
environmental pollution in Enugu State metrology, it is causes and effects, to
archive thus, the area of study (Enugu Metropolis) was achieved into 4 sections
but of which 5 persons were sampled from each section making a total of 20
Copies of the questionnaire were used to collect data that were
personally administered to the respondents by the researcher. In analyzing the
data collected, simple percentage was used.
IMPORTANCE OF STUDYING THE AREA
The main aim of studying the effects of environmental pollution in
Enugu State metropolis is to stress its negative impact on the society and
further for stall ways of eliminating the menace.
The solution to the problem is that of other problem lies with
eliminating the causes of the problem, as it is said that is a problem solved
and that is the major objectives of this research work.
OF IMPORTANT TERMS POLLUTION
Pollution could be defined as the additional material or energy to
the environment that damages the environment or make it undesirable or unfit
The sewage or waste is mostly organic matter. These are industrial
waste that is discharged into the river that makes it harmful to human
Air pollution takes place when air is made impure by the presence
of harmful substances in concentrations that cause injury to human, animal and
plant life, and property.
Water is considered to be polluted when it is altered in
composition or condition so that it becomes less suitable.
Noise refers to sounds that are wanted by the listener. Because it
is unpleasant or bother some to people’s comfort.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY
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