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  • How does water pollution impact the environment?

     Anushree Ray updated 1 month, 1 week ago 3Members · 3 Posts
  • tanya bajaj

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    June 18, 2021 at 1:26 am

    What is water pollution? How does it impact our environment?

  • Shivani Thakkar

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    June 18, 2021 at 8:05 am
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    Oil spills are a Few of the most well-known instances of contamination of the water, to his Instagram in oil. One of them was the Exxon Valdez oil spill, which occurred when an oil tanker crashed into a reef off the coast of Alaska and, more than 11 million gallons of oil have spilled into the ocean. Another incorrect oil spill was the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, when the explosion of oil production to more than 200 million gallons of attack in the Gulf of Mexico. Pollution such as acid rain, it can have a direct impact on the pollution of the water. As for the particles, such as sulfur dioxide, rising up high in the air, they are able to connect with rain to produce acid rain. Acid rain can make it acidic lakes, killing fish and other wildlife. Impact on the environment, the pollution of the Water, it can have a catastrophic effect on the environment. The contamination of the Water can reach a point where there is not enough oxygen in the water for the fish to breathe. The fish can be really melting! Sometimes the infection can affect the entire food chain. The small fish to absorb the harmful substances, such as chemicals in the body. The bigger the fish are eating less fish, and even become infected. Birds or other wildlife can eat a bigger fish, and the burden of air pollution. An example of the usage of an insecticide (insect killer) is a TRACE. When the birds were eating the infected fish, and they placed a thin shell of the eggs. The population of birds of prey, and began to descend to TRACE, it was thrown out. Water can also lead to serious problems in the rivers and streams. The bacteria in the water and in the use of oxygen in order to destroy the waste. If the waste water is too much, to the bacteria that consume a lot of oxygen, and that it is not enough to hold the fish. The pollution of Water due to large events, such as acid rain and oil to completely destroy the protection of the marine environment.

  • Anushree Ray

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    June 18, 2021 at 9:48 pm
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    The contamination of various water bodies due to human activities is termed as water pollution. These days pollution is a well known topic to everyone because it is causing a lot of damages and climatic change which in turn is again hitting on us human beings. Water pollution is caused due to disposing harmful untreated waste from factories, dumping non-biodegradable wastes directly into water bodies and other contaminations.

    Harms caused due to water pollution:

    1. It causes various water borne diseases such as cholera, diarrhea some of them could be as serious as taking lives and others make our immune system very weak.

    2. Water is our basic necessity to sustain life and if this gets contaminated the whole of the living species gets effected gets to suffer ultimately.

    3. Water animals gets to die due to the increasing toxicity in the water bodies and some of them which manages to survive transfers the toxicity to us human beings as we consume them.

    4. The toxic water also affects the growth of our crops which we consume and once again passes the toxicity to us through the food we eat.

    Water pollution is a very serious matter to look into and we must take the necessary steps to mend our ways and get back to a healthy life.

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