Water Pollution

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Water Pollution

Water Pollution

Acid RainRainfall made sufficently acidic by atmospheric pollution that it causes environmental harm, typically to forests and lakes. The main cause is the industrial burning of coal and other fossil fuels. The waste gases from which contains sulfur and nitrogen oxides which combine with atmospheric water to form acids

What is water pollution?Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies such as; lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater.

How does it effect the economy?It effects the economy by contaminating the lakes, rivers, and streams that the animals drink and when the precipitation goes into the air it creates acid rain that rains on the plants that kills them.

How do oil industries help cause water pollution?An Oil Industy that produces and delivers oil and oil products which if are spilled can be very dangerous if mixed with the water supply and can be very difficult to clean

How can water be polluted by Non- Point SourcesWater can be polluted by Non-Point sources such as; snow melting, mining waste, and toxic chemicals,forestry, sediments, and nutrience.

How deadly is water pollution?Water pollution is together with air pollution, the most serious form of environmental pollution. Water not only does huge damage to our environment but also our health.

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