This paper is detailed on the water quality problem of groundwater pollution. Importance of groundwater, and how much we rely on it for daily activities has been discussed. How groundwater is polluted and what are the effects of pollution, sources of pollution and types of pollution are explained in detail in a later section of the paper. Effects of ground water pollution on health and ways to reduce or prevent ground water pollution has also been detailed. Along the paper its understood that groundwater plays important role in our system and we shall take steps to preserve its quality.
More than 50% of the world’s population relies on groundwater for drinking water as well as irrigation purposes.