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Water pollution

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Water pollution

  1. 1. Water Pollution Made by: Justyne Falzon Kayleigh Grech Erika Mallia Hayley Schembri Michela Tonna
  2. 2. Do you ever litter on beaches or
  3. 3. You are causing Water Pollution !!!
  4. 4.  Water pollution is a contamination of water with chemicals or poisonous substances that are harmful to living things.  Examples that cause water pollution are • Detergents • Oil spills • Littering on beaches • Food processing waste • Industrial waste
  5. 5. Importance of Water. Water is a daily essential need. In other countries people suffer from diseases due to the water contamination as they have no access to fresh clean water. Globally estimated 2000 children under the age of 5 die everyday from the diamoheal diseases. 1,800 of these deaths are caused because of water, sanitation and hygiene  Water is very precious 97% of the total water is salty therefore not potable , 2% is locked in glaciers and polar caps thus leaving around 1% of it useful for consumption.
  6. 6. Effect Of Water Pollution On Sea Life • The litter is frequently consumed by sea creatures which often leads to fatal effects by marine mammals, fish and birds which mistake for food. • Trash Vortex of the North Pacific Ocean consists of trillions of pieces of decomposing plastic that forms a gigantic swirling garbage patch the size of Texas. • Water Pollution is killing a lot of sea creatures which is breaking the food chain and possibly even effecting humans.
  7. 7. Now we are going to do a Small Activity 
  8. 8. Advantages of Sewage
  9. 9. Past Nowadays (Wasteserv Malta)
  10. 10. Preventions of Water Pollution ◊You can help by never throwing rubbish away-always look for the correct waste bin ◊Use water wisely and do not keep the tap running ◊Do not throw chemicals, paints, medicines down the sink, drain or the toilet ◊Buy more enviromental safe cleaning liquids for use at home and other public places ◊If you use chemicals and pesticides for your gardens and farms be mindful, not to overuse pesticides and fertilizers
  11. 11. How many of you go swimming?
  12. 12. If we don’t stop littering, the beach will become a disgusting place to stay and our summer will practically change.
  13. 13. How many of you eat fish?
  14. 14. If people don’t stop polluting the water fish will become contaminated and the fish will poison us.
  15. 15. How many of you own boats, do you throw rubbish and other things when you are on it?
  16. 16. Nowadays people consider money as a much more important than saving our planet , Thus because we are the new generation we should take care of our planet by making small changes; example: Not littering.
  17. 17. Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgLIMaZAJj0
  18. 18. Assigned Tasks;  Activity- Kayleigh  Printing and Lamination- Hayley and Justyne  Research- Michela and Hayley  Powerpoint- Justyne, Kayleigh, Erika and Michela  Equipment- Erika and Hayley  Sweets- All Websites:  youtube.com  waterpollution.org.mt  others
  19. 19. THE END Thanks for your attention

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