Water Pollution

Water Pollution

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  • why is it  a issue
  • water  pollution industrial waste
  • In a sense, our oceans, rivers, and other inland waters are being "squeezed" by human activities—not so they take up less room, but so their quality is reduced. Poorer water quality means water pollution.
  • two thirds of Earth's surface is covered by water; less than a third is taken up by land. As Earth's population continues to grow, people are putting ever-increasing pressure on the planet's water resources.
  • With billions of people on the planet, disposing of sewage waste is a major problem. According to 2015 and 2016 figures from the World Health Organization, some 663 million people (9 percent of the world's population) don't have access to safe drinking water.
  • humans contributions too problem 
  • Detergents are relatively mild substances. At the opposite end of the spectrum are highly toxic chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). They were once widely used to manufacture electronic circuit boards, but their harmful effects have now been recognized and their use is highly restricted in many countries.
  • how can we help DO NOT pour fat from cooking or any other type of fat, oil, or grease down the sink. ... DO NOT dispose of household chemicals or cleaning agents down the sink or toilet. ...
  • DO NOT flush pills, liquid or powder medications or drugs down the toilet
  • Use the minimum amount of detergent and/or bleach when you are washing clothes or dishes. Use only phosphate free soaps and detergents
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