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    threaten it. One such issue is pollution; an old human habit that has been around for centuries which has escalated to a scale to which it has become almost common place and identifiable in various forms. Water and air pollution are two of the most frequently addressed and most dangerous to human health that the world has only just started to try and slow. The causes of these dangerous forms of pollution are simple and include various forms of land, water, and air pollution plus the pollutants. …

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    Water pollution was not a big concern to most Americans in the early ninth century, it was not until nineteen sixty nine when the Cuyahoga river caught fire. Along the Cuyahoga river banks, it is filled with industrial factories and steel mills. Cuyahoga River has been abused by man, by his dumping of toxic waste into the river, where it floats down south and into Lake Erie. On the morning of June twenty second nineteen sixty nine, when a passing rail car was crossing over a suspended bridge…

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    Cause and Effect of Water Pollution in India Rajdeep Kaur Environmental Science 101 Professor Mark Ditter October 8, 2014 Abstract Water is one of the natural resources that human beings are polluting. Water pollution has become a huge problem in many countries today. Due to water pollution many new diseases have been developed over time which have affected the humans at a very high rate. India is one of the countries that has the most polluted water bodies compared to other countries. There…

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    Solution to Pollution One of the biggest issues we have with our environment in the United States is the agricultural pollution that effects America’s waterways. To help try to solve this problem, The Federal Water Pollution Control Act was rewritten in 1972 by Congress, and is now known as “The Clean Water Act”. The real questions are what is the exact purpose of the Clean Water Act? What are the effects of the Act? How effective is it? What is the main cause of the water pollution? The Clean…

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    the clarity of the water passes 10 metres far in the beginning, this quickly shifts very shortly beyond Lake Taupo. Even just by the Ohaaki Bridge, the clarity of the water is awfully diminished to four metres. As we go farther onward, the water becomes progressively murkier. At Tuakau Bridge, where most of Auckland’s water supply is extracted from, when a person steps in the water at just…

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    experiencing the dangers of pollution. Every two minutes, approximately 15 children will die from a disease linked to water pollution ("Pollution Issues"). Water pollution has affected our lives in many ways. In Charleston, West Virginia, last January, a chemical spill took place, damaging the lives of many people. Over 300,000 people were affected by this occurrence. The coal and other chemicals got into the tap water and left many people with no source of safe drinking water. This is not the…

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    Water is one of the one of the most important resource of people and environment. Water Pollution affects drinking water which we need to survive. It also affects rivers, lakes, and ocean where sea creatures live. Water Pollution is one of the major problems in our environment. It has been suggested as the leading cause of death and diseases. Water Pollution is the contamination of water with chemicals and different substance that may affect plants, humans or animal health. There are different…

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    to drink, water is used. Most people probably don 't think twice about using water for these activities, not to mention the amount used, because with the twist of a knob they have all the water they can ever need. However this is not the norm everywhere. Several regions around the world are facing the issue of water scarcity. When there is a lack in availability, quality and sanitation of water or the amount of water does not meet the demand, the region is considered water scarce. Water scarcity…

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    Water pollution in the Danjiangkou Reservoir is getting dangerously out of hand. The pollution is getting worse due to the lead in the water and untreated sewage. Water pollution is classified as the contamination of water bodies. The Contamination can be caused from inadequate treatment of pollutants. As said in the book Water Pollution, “much of water pollution comes from factories that make cars, clothing, shoes, refrigerators, computers, and books and they have to get rid of the chemicals…

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    Water pollution is arguably the worst, or one of the worst forms of pollution affecting the world today. Take a look into a glass of tap water, looks clean right? From the naked eye, tap water looks clear, yet there are millions of microscopic contaminants in that single glass of water. Depending on where one lives, receives their water, and the environment around them, determines the purity of the water. Water pollution can be devastating to the environment, affects economics, and alters people…

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