What is fresh water pollution??
Water pollution occurs when waste products or other substance dramatically change the physical, thermal, chemical or biological chareristics of water which affects the living things in the water! Some sources are sewage, chemicals, and heat. We wont have any fresh water to drink if everyone keeps polluting our water supply. Fresh water needs to stop being polluted by everyone! We would have no fresh water animals.
What can we do to help??
We can try and stop people from throwing trash in the lakes and rivers; we can also help clean out all the garbage from them. We can tell people to carpool or ride the busses and not take your cars everywhere and putting a whole bunch of gas pollution in the air. By doing that everyone will stop polluting the air and affecting everyone around us. We can help by trying to pick up a lot of the garbage on sidewalks and everywhere around us. We can try and get the word out about what would happen if everyone not just one person, littered.
What are nitrates and
How do they get in our water supply??
Nitrates are a chemical that is good for animals and plants but unhealthy for humans. They simply would make a grown man incredibly sick within hours. They help plants and animals to get nourishment. They get in our water supply by fertilizers because when it rains the fertilizer slides down hills and into our rivers. Rivers are most of our water supply.
What effects do high levels of nitrates
Have on people??
It could cause illnesses or death with four months olds. It could cause blue baby syndrome. High levels of nitrates can be harmful to humans and animals health. The highest amount of nitrates drinking water is 10mg/L. Nitrates in the water supply can hurt you by giving you illness and the possible chance of death!
What are point and non-point sources of pollution and
What are the differences between the two??
Point sources are a specific source of pollution. Also point sources can be identified. It’s a source when you know where the pollution is coming from. A non-point is when you don’t know where it’s coming from! The difference is point can be found and non-point is too hard to find and non-point is more than one source! Non-point and point are similar because they are kinds of pollution.
What can we do to prevent Fresh Water Pollution??
We can prevent Fresh Water Pollution in a number of ways. One way is, we could stop thinking that just because
It’s a little pond or river that if you throw something into it, it won’t matter! But, it does matter to the things in the water
Mostly because it could spread out to everyone’s waters! It not only affects the animals and plants in the water but
It also affects us, humans. Because were the ones in the first place who caused this.