Water Pollution

Major Issue of Water Pollution

​​​​​​​Water has played a pretty much noticeable role is the sustenance of life on the earth. Present-day practices have regularly disregarded the old practices of saving water leading to undesired results in the form of increasing water pollution. Introduction The presence of such substances in the environment which can be harmful to the various forms of life on the earth is what we term as pollution. Under this category, the contamination of water bodies is specifically referred to as w…


Causes and Effects  of Water Pollution

Causes of water pollution vary but the effects are always the same - the pollution is harmful to the ecosystem and humans as well as being devastating.  Pollution with-in the environment enters our soil, air and water and spread via natural forces; wind and water current. How quickly and the method of clean-up we use is of the utmost importance to humans and the environment. Specifically, water pollution caused by Industrial; oils that are harmful to marine wildlife that suffocate fish …


Challenge of Rising Water Pollution in China

The challenge of rising water pollution in China poses a huge threat to existing water bodies that greatly benefit indigenous people, industries, and government. This water pollution was the result of effluents from large industrial areas, which drained the chemicals of rivers and other related streams.  The escalating impasse of China's water pollution requires quick and practical measures aimed at protecting a few uncontaminated water bodies and stopping further pollution of those…


Issues of Water Scarcity and Pollution

Water is one of the most important natural resources for all living organisms. A normal person could stay alive without aliment for one whole week but not without water. However, in the areas where people experienced water shortage and pollution, safe drinking water was unable to be distributed to them. Water shortage or water scarcity is a condition where there is not enough supply of water to meet human needs.  It is a situation that happened in many parts of the world and still incre…


Water Pollution and Consumerism

Water is polluted many different ways, just to name a few are hypoxia, wastewater pollution, and marine debris. In this paper I will touch on many different ways waters become polluted, and you can see for yourself that human involvement is the root cause of it all. There are different types of pollution in the world. However, my argument is that water pollution is a more pressing matter in comparison to other forms of pollution. The EPA states in their article “The Problem” that…


Water Pollution is a Big Problem Today

Water pollution is when any body of water is contaminated to the point that it harms living organisms or makes the water unsuitable for use.  Out of the 70% of water that covers our Earth, only 2.5% of it is fresh water and sustainable for use. For the reason that only 2.5% of it is fresh, every year over three million people die prematurely from “contracting infectious diseases spread by contaminated water or having too little water for adequate hygiene” (Miller 246). Wa…


Water Pollution is a Big Problem Today

In developing countries, 70% of industrial wastes are thrown into the water, making it so that it is unsafe for life or drinking. My question is what is the relationship between water pollution and different sources of water?  According to Britannica, water pollution is “the release of substances into subsurface groundwater or into [different bodies of water] to the point where the substances interfere with the beneficial use of the water or with the natural functioning of ecosyst…


Chinese River Water Pollution

Policy regarding the river water pollution of China has been rigorously thought through. As humans continue to evolve and technology continues to advance, ecological devastation and climate change have begun to plague planet Earth. A mixture of overindulgence and large discounts addressed to the future have pushed civilization to a place of hostility. Science and fact is no longer the driving force behind environmental decision making, rather economic dividends and the endless journey to fin…


Water Pollution in the Philippines

The top countries that dispose of the most plastic are all in Asia the Philippines is the third. What is the problem, the Philippines are using too many plastic objects. Who has the pollution affected humans, food sources including, land animals, crops, and wildlife? Solutions what can the Philippines do to help the water pollution and save their and our world. What is the problem? “The Philippines generates 2.7 million tonnes of plastic waste annually and 20 percent – or half a …


Causes, Effects and Ways to Prevent Water Pollution in India

There are many types of pollution. One of the pollution is water pollution. Water pollution occurs because of human beings activities in India (Goel, P.K., 2006).  Human is the first reason for water pollution. There are many countries have faced water pollution. India is one of the highest countries which have faced water pollution. There are more rivers and lakes are polluted in India due to urbanization, agriculture and industrialization (Mukesh, G., 2013). Water pollution occurs whe…


Protection Against Water Pollution

Water is essential to all life, whether on land or in aquatic environments. Living organisms can potentially survive months without physical food, but cannot last more than a week without receiving water in some capacity.AbstractWater’s availability to people and organisms should not be taken lightly, seeing that this Earth is not promised a clean water supply for eternity. The supply of water remains constantly in motion through the hydrologic cycle, but its imperative to taken into cons…


Consequences of Water Pollution for Humanity

Becoming more aware of the consequences water pollution has towards life in both sea and land, life can become more safe and prosperous for future years to come. As technology advances over the years, there has been an increasing amount of people using products that are more durable and convenient. Around “1,000,000 plastic bottles [are bought by humans] every minute [and] it is estimated that four trillion plastic bags are used worldwide annually” (Earth day 1). However, most prod…


Water Pollution: Life Polluter

Water effects every aspect of life whether it be animals, humans, the environment, and basic survival. It is a necessity for all living things. Life needs water to drink and in turn to live.  The Puget Sound is a mecca for many different species and a water source for many people. In the article Pump, Don’t Dump: Protecting Puget Sound from Vessel Waste by the Washington Environmental Council it states, “In 2016, over 10 million gallons were pumped out and diverted from Puget …


Water Pollution and Agriculture Contamination

The cause and effect of rising water pollution across the world, mostly in a geographical area with a dense human population or impoverished countries, experience difficulty in maintaining a healthy and progressive life. Pollution, whether it be in the air we breathe in, the water we drink from, or the soil where we grow our crops from is undoubtedly an aspect of our life, affecting the environment across the globe. What exactly defines pollution? It is the presence or introduction of a subs…


Impaired Waterways and Water Pollution Within Craighead County Arkansas

Water pollution occurs when harmful substances—often chemicals or microorganisms—contaminate a stream, river, lake, ocean, aquifer, or other body of water, degrading water quality and rendering it toxic to humans or the environment.Environmental IssueMy hometown of Jonesboro, Arkansas is located in the geographical area of Northeast Arkansas and within the boundaries of Craighead County. The rural areas are flat and mostly used for agricultural purposes. Most of the Farmers I know u…