Water born and poor sanitation accounts for the major problems in the city of Mumbai. It is something which has led to the number of diseases. The problem is even high in the slums. Around 7 million people reside in 2000 different slum areas in Mumbai which also constitutes for around 54 percent of the total population of the city. Most of the slums have inadequate facilities for the sanitation. There are a large number of problems which may arise due to the problem of water sanitation. Firstly, improper water sanitation leads to the rise of the diseases such as diarrhoea, parasitic infections, hepatitis and various other diseases. As per the reports by WHO, around 3 million people in different slums in Mumbai suffers from one of the other diseases related to the Mumbai sanitation problem. Diseases such as typhoid, dysentery, and diarrhoea have taken a number of lives. A yet another problem of water sanitation includes the loss of the workdays due to the diseases caused by improper water sanitation. If there is a comparison of the total work loss, around 3 million days of work is lost annually due to the diseases which are related to the problem of water sanitation. If there is a comparison this with the economy, this counts for the huge loss for the people.