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Chets Freshwater Pollution Pamphlet
What is freshwater pollution?
Water pollution occurs when waste?
Products or other substances change physical,
Thermal, chemical, or biological characteristics of the water. Pollution is Adversely affecting living species and reducing the waters beneficial uses.
What are some sources of water pollution?
Some sources of water pollution are trash, waste, landfills, oil spills, and chemicals.
Those things make water polluted and could get into your drinking water and make you very sick. Oil spills could hurt you a lot and it kills tons of animals. Like the Exxon Valdez
Oil spill. It killed tons of animals and if the might not have cleaned it, you could of drank the oil in your water.
What are some consequences of water pollution?
If it gets into our drinking water you and your pets could get sick.
You could get sewage into your water and body. Imagine drinking sewage it could make you and your pets very sick. Or if oil got in your water supply that would be very bad.
How do you improve the quality of the water after it has been polluted?
You can purify the water that is one of the most vital ways of cleaning pollution.
We can throw a way are trash and stop dumping in the water and evenchley the water will be cleaner.
What can be done to improve the quality of the water?
Top pouring are waste and trash in to the water or make big net with really small holes so the water can go through and the oil, dirt, and other things that could pollute the water.
What are nitrates and how do they get into our water supply?
Nitrates are natural and created by plant-based chemicals
And fertilizers. To many nitrates can make you sick. So you shod not drink water with to many nitrates. If someone in your house gets sick from water in your house you should check it.
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