Did you know the earth’s water is 70% polluted. This is considered water pollution
Water pollution is basically when harmful substances contaminate a stream, river, lake, ocean, aquifer, or other body of water, degrading water quality and making it toxic to humans and the environment.
What is water pollution?
This problem can affect the food chain and can spread illnesses from the contaminated water; so let’s try to not be the cause of it.
more than 80 percent of the world’s wastewater flows back into the environment without being treated or reused.
Keep out oils, fat, or grease from the sink.
Re-use automobile oil as much as possible and keep your vehicle well maintained.
Abstain from flushing contaminated liquids, pills, drugs, or medications down the drain.
Pick up pet waste.
How can you try to prevent this problem?
Infectious diseases can be spread through contaminated water.
How does water pollution affect humans?
Some of these water-borne diseases are Typhoid, Cholera, Paratyphoid Fever, Dysentery, Jaundice, Amoebiasis and Malaria.”
Chemicals in the water also have negative effects on our health.
So, let’s do our part and prevent these problems from harming us or the environment