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Updated: 3/26/2021
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  • 1.Dispose of Toxic Chemicals Properly. Household solvents, pesticides, and cleaners might not seem that bad. But, bleach, paint, paint thinner, ammonia, and many chemicals are becoming a serious problem. We must also check if our community may even have a hazardous waste collection day where those toxic old chemicals can be dropped off for safe disposal.
  • 2.Shop with Water Pollution in Mind.You can avoid issues with household chemicals and pesticides by not buying products that contain persistent and dangerous chemicals in the first place. Many companies now sell non-toxic cleaners and biodegradable cleaners and pesticides.
  • Johnny, Lets be careful in buying groceries, we should check if it contains harmful substances
  • 3.Do Not Pour Fat and Grease Down the Drain.Grease, fat, and used cooking oil should be disposed of in the trash or kept in a “fat jar” for disposal with other solid waste. Your pipes might clog and cause sewer pipes to clog and back up into yards and basements. The waste also contaminates local bodies of water.
  • 4.Use Phosphate-Free Detergent and Dish Cleaner.You can further cut down on water pollution by using just enough of these cleaners to do the job. Phosphates aren’t the only harmful chemicals in cleaners. Phosphates lead to algae blooms and kill fish and other aquatic animals by reducing the oxygen in the water.
  • 5.Dispose of Medical Waste Properly.Never flush medicines down the toilet, and never dump them in the nearest pond or creek. The drugs tend to accumulate in the water, and in fish and other wildlife. Hormones and other compounds end up causing a variety of health problems in fish and birds and contaminate drinking water that people and livestock use.
  • In conclusion, Water is important for the survival of mankind. However, unfortunately, it is being ruined at a rapid pace around the world.Everyone should contribute to saving water.
  • but we can help in a way by reducing its impact and keeping our waters clean. There are also ways to take action and save our water supplies.