Water pollution Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Water pollution.

  • 6 Student Essays
  • 8 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Water pollution Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (8)

717 words, approx. 3 pages
Water Pollution and Biological Purification Water pollution may derive from several sources, including chemical pollutants from industry, runoff of chemicals used in agriculture, or debris from geolog... Read more
871 words, approx. 3 pages
Water Pollution Any physical, biological, or chemical change in water quality that adversely affects living organisms or makes water unsuitable for desired uses can be considered pollution. Often, how... Read more
639 words, approx. 3 pages
Water Pollution and Purification With respect to microorganisms, water pollution refers to the presence in water of microbes that originated from the intestinal tract of humans and other warm-blooded ... Read more
1,123 words, approx. 4 pages
Groundwater Pollution When contaminants in groundwater exceed the levels deemed safe for the use of a specific aquifer use the ground-water is considered polluted. There are three major sources of g... Read more
1,558 words, approx. 6 pages
Water Pollution Among the many environmental problems that offend and concern us, perhaps none is as powerful and dramatic as water pollution. Ugly, scummy water full of debris, sludge, and dark foa... Read more
339 words, approx. 2 pages
Water Pollution Water covers more than 70 percent of Earth's surface. It is essential to all life. Organisms can survive longer without food than without water. It is one of our most valuable r... Read more
2,153 words, approx. 8 pages
Water Pollution: Freshwater Liquid waste pouring from pipe into flowing river. (United States Environmental Protection Agency. Reproduced by permission.) Freshwater pollution is the contaminati... Read more
1,980 words, approx. 7 pages
Water Pollution: Marine Marine pollution is the release of by-products of human activity that cause harm to natural marine ecosystems. The pollutants may be sewage, farm waste, toxic chemicals, or ine... Read more