Water PollutionWater pollution is any chemical, physical or biological change in the quality of waterthat has a harmful effect on any living thing that drinks or uses or lives (in) it. When humans drink polluted water it often has serious effects on their health. Water pollution can also make water unsuited for the desired use.
Water Pollutiono Point sources 1- Discharge at specific locations 2- Easier to identify, monitor, regulateo Nonpoint sources 1- Agriculture2-Runoff of chemicals and sediment
Water Pollutiono Effects on the environment 1- Spread of disease 2- Flooding 3- Harms the food chain 4- Harms animals
Land pollution Land pollution is the degradation of Earthsland surfaces often caused by human activities and their misuse of land resources. It occurs when waste is not disposed properly. Health hazard disposal of urban and industrialwastes, exploitation of minerals, and improperuse of soil by inadequate agricultural practices are a few factors
Land pollutiono Causes of land pollution 1- Increase in urbanization 2- Increase in agricultural land 3- Domestic waste 4- Agricultural activities 5- Industrial activities
Land pollutiono Effects on the environment 1- exterminates wildlife 2- acid rain kills trees and other plants. 3- vegetation that provides food and shelter is destroyed.