Water Pollution ~ Environmental Issues
Water pollution is one of the top environmental issues affecting quality of life today.
What Is Water Pollution
What Causes Water Pollution / Causes Of Water Pollution
The top causes of water pollution include:
•industrial waste dumped into water by factories, refineries, and water treatment plants
•accidental leaks and spills of chemicals and industrial products
•storm water runoff
•wildlife / animal waste
Facts About Water Pollution
Here are facts about water pollution:
•The three primary causes of water pollution are sewage waste, waste water, and industrial waste.
•Water pollution is a health issue, as well as an environmental issue.
•Across the globe, an estimated 1 billion people don’t have safe drinking water.
•Only 3% of the water on the Earth is freshwater.