Water pollution powerpoint

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Water pollution powerpoint

  1. 1. Revealing Water Pollutionin our World<br />
  2. 2. Water Pollution<br />Water Pollution occurs when energy and other materials are released into the water, contaminating the quality of it for other users.<br />
  3. 3. Different Causes of Water Pollution<br /><ul><li>Marine Dumping
  4. 4. Industrial Waste
  5. 5. Sewage, mainly from households </li></li></ul><li>Different Causes of Water Pollution<br /><ul><li>Nuclear waste
  6. 6. Oil pollution
  7. 7. Underground storage leaks</li></li></ul><li>Effects on Environment<br /><ul><li>Toxic water
  8. 8. Thermal heating
  9. 9. Our sources of water</li></li></ul><li>Effects on Humans<br /><ul><li>Diseases caused by:
  10. 10. Drinking contaminated water
  11. 11. Swimming in polluted water
  12. 12. Contact with chemically polluted water</li></li></ul><li>Effects on Animals<br /><ul><li>200 turtles in Australia’s surround waters die each year</li></li></ul><li>Effects on Animals<br /><ul><li>Birds and mammals become coated with oil</li></li></ul><li>What You Can Do<br />
  13. 13. Turn off running water<br />
  14. 14. Be cautious of what you pour in your sink/flush down your toilet <br />
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  16. 16. Fertilize correctly<br />
  17. 17. Organize or participate in a clean up<br />
  18. 18. Join a special society devoted to the prevention of water pollution<br />
  19. 19. Spread awareness<br />
  20. 20. Any Questions?<br />

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