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Reducing Water Pollution

Done by: Bandar,Husain,Mazen,Mohammad


What is pollution
Pollution is the introduction into the environment of a substance which has
harmful or poisonous effects.
There are many types of pollution:
Air pollution
Water pollution
Thermal pollution
Radioactive pollution
Noise pollution
Personal pollution
Light pollution

causes of water pollution

*Sewage and wastewater
*Marine dumping
*Industrial waste
*Radioactive waste
*Oil pollution
*Underground storage leakages
*Atmospheric deposition
*Global warming

Effects of water pollution

The effects of water pollution are varied and depend on what
chemicals are dumped and in which locations.
Death of aquatic (water) animals
The main problem caused by water pollution is that it kills life that depends on
these water bodies. Dead fish, crabs, birds and sea gulls, dolphins, and many
other animals often wind up on beaches , killed by pollutants in their habitant
(living environment).
Disruption of food-chains
Pollution disrupts the natural food chain as well . Pollutants such as lead and
cadmium are eaten by tiny animals . Later , these animals are consumed by
fish and selfish , and the food chain continues to be disrupted at all higher

Eventually, humans are affected by this process as well. People can
get diseases such as hepatitis by eating seafood that has been
poisoned. In many poor nations, there is always outbreak of cholera
and diseases as a result of poor drinking water treatment from
contaminated waters.
Destruction of ecosystems
Ecosystems(the interaction of living things in a place, depending on
each other for life) can be severely changed or destroyed by water
pollution. Many areas are now being affected by careless human
pollution, and this pollution is coming back to hurt humans in many

Ways to reduce water

Conserve water by turning off the tap when running water is not necessary. This helps prevent water
shortages and reduces the amount of contaminated water that needs treatment.
Be careful about what you throw down your sink or toilet. Dont
throw paints, oils or other forms of litter down the drain.
Use environmentally household products, such as washing powder, household cleaning agents and
Take great care not to overuse pesticides and fertilisers. This will prevent runoffs of the material into
nearby water sources.
By having more plants in your garden you are preventing fertiliser, pesticides and contaminated water
from running off into nearby
water sources.
Dont throw litter into rivers, lakes or oceans. Help clean up any litter you see on beaches or in rivers
and lakes, make sure it is safe to collect the litter and put it in a nearby dustbin.


WATER !!!!!!