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Why Is fresh water pollution so not awesome?
For the last couple of weeks we have been learning about freshwater pollution. IN this pamphlet we will tell you how the level of pollution in freshwater has raised...
What is fresh water pollution?
Its garbage contaminants in the water, it could be chemicals. Normally from people littering and farmers fertilizing with chemicals.
What are some sources of water pollution?
From farmers when fertilizing crops, and people not disposing of garbage properly. Industries sometimes have their toxic waste from the factory dumped (runoff) into the local body of water.
What is the consequences of water pollution?
Animals are dieing and going extinct. And it takes away natural resources. Some pollution may make it all the way into our drinking water and some people may get sick.
How can you improve water quality?
You can pick up garbage if in water or on the street, filter the water, even if from well.
How to prevent water pollution?
You can try to prevent oil spills, and pick up trash on land, or water. Also properly disposing of toxic waste.
What are nitrates, and how does it affect our water supply?
Nitrates are chemicals that are caused by farmers fertilizing crops with toxins.
How do nitrates effect people?
Too many nitrates in the water could result in natural resources disappearing causing the water to be unusually unbalanced. Also too many nitrates can cause blue baby syndrome.
What is the safe level of nitrates in tap water?
The safe level is 19.8%, if so changed the result of can be horrid affects on you and/or the Earth.
What should a person do if there is a high level of nitrates in they’re water?
Do not drink the water, call company, and if desperate try to filter the water.
How can you prevent nitrates from
entering your water supply?
Do not drink water and reduce high fertilizing area, dig tile drainage systems deeper in the ground, this only a couple of ideas.
What are point and non-point pollution and what is the difference between? The two?
A point source of pollution is where you can point out where it’s coming from and a non-point source is where you cannot tell where it’s coming from.
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