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Reduced water flow

Impact of reduced water flow

*Fragmentation of river
*Changes in chemical composition water and sediments
*Loss of useful minerals & nutrients
*Depletion in dissolved oxygen (DO) content
*Loss of habitats for aquatic animals
*Changes in the composition of flora & fauna
*Loss of biodiversity and microbial activities