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What is this world coming to. All of are natural water resources are being polluted everyday. In this blog I will talk to you about water pollution.
To start it off,what is water pollution?It is the contamination of water bodies including: lakes,rivers,oceans,and ground waters,ect. Water pollution occurs when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into water bodies. The seven types of water pollution is surface water pollution, oxygen depleting, ground water,nutrients, microbiological, suspended matter and chemicals.
Next, what are some of the causes of water pollution?Sewage and wastewater, marine dumping,industrial waste,radioactive waste,oil pollution, that is a big one,underground storage leakages,atmospheric deposition,global warming and eutrophication.(Poop and fertilizers.)
Now, what are some of the consequences of water pollution?In Walkerton, Ont. E-coli was in the towns drinking water.Seven people died and over 2000 got sick. Also aquatic animals could endangered and it disrupts the plants growth.
What can we do to improve the quality of water after it has been polluted ?We can do a industrial water pollution treatment,ozone wastewater treatment,septic tank and sewage treatments.
Those are most of the treatments that can be applied.This is something that us all of us can do. What are some actions that can be taken to help prevent water from becoming polluted?Don't throw bad things down into the septic system.Don't litter into bodies of water.Help clean up litter on nearby beaches or in the water.Make sure to put the trash in the trash afterwords.Also do not run the water alot because that is water that has to get cleaned for no reason when it is already clean.
If you have read my whole blog I hope you found some of this interesting and that's pretty much all I know about water pollution.
Article posted October 11, 2011 at 02:11 PM •
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