Water Problems Of Water Pollution Essay

1744 Words Nov 13th, 2014 7 Pages
Fresh Water Problem and How to Solve It
Water is a natural energy that comes from the earth and all of the living being on earth are depend on the water, without water humans and animals are dead. 75% of the surface of the earth is covered by the water, despite the amount of the water on the earth is abundant the problem is the amount of the fresh water that we have. About 97.5% of all water on the earth is salt water, this means that we only have 2.5% of fresh water left. Approximately 70% of the fresh water is frozen and trapped inside the icecaps of antarticas and greenland, we cannot obtain this fresh water to fulfill our needs. Furthermore less than 1% of all the earth’s fresh water left to satisfy our needs. This water come from the lake, river, and ground water that entrapped near the surface of the earth, the water cycle just recycle this amount of water.
However we still get another problem, it is water pollution. A 1971 United Nations report defined ocean pollution as: "The introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment (including estuaries) resulting in such deleterious effects as harm to living resources, hazards to human health, hindrance to marine activities, including fishing, impairment of quality for use of sea water and reduction of amenities.". There are so many pollution source like factory, household, and agriculture land. The pollution happens when a toxic matter enter water source and dissolved in the…

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