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Water Pollution
Prepared by : Monet Dominguez
BS Biology 3
Water Pollution
Water Pollution occurs when energy and other
materials are released into the water,
contaminating the qual...
Types
Surface water pollution
> found on the exterior of the Earth's
crust, oceans, rivers and lakes
Groundwater Pollution...
Types
Microbiological pollution
>microorganisms that thrives on water
and fishes that can cause illness to land
animals an...
Different Causes of Water Pollution
 Marine Dumping
 Industrial Waste
 Sewage, mainly
from households
Different Causes of Water Pollution
 Nuclear waste
 Oil pollution
 Underground
storage leaks
Effects on Environment
 Toxic water
 Thermal heating
 Our sources of
water
Effects on Humans
 Diseases caused by:
 Drinking
contaminated
water
 Swimming in
polluted water
 Contact with
chemical...
Effects on Animals
 200 turtles in Australia’s surround
waters die each year
Effects on Animals
 Birds and mammals become
coated with oil
What You Can Do
Turn off running water
Be cautious of what you pour in your
sink/flush down your toilet
Fertilize correctly
Participate in a clean up
Join a special society devoted to the
prevention of water pollution
Spread awareness
THANK YOU!!!
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  1. 1. Water Pollution Prepared by : Monet Dominguez BS Biology 3
  2. 2. Water Pollution Water Pollution occurs when energy and other materials are released into the water, contaminating the quality of it for other users.
  3. 3. Types Surface water pollution > found on the exterior of the Earth's crust, oceans, rivers and lakes Groundwater Pollution >found in soil or under rock structure or aquifers
  4. 4. Types Microbiological pollution >microorganisms that thrives on water and fishes that can cause illness to land animals and humans Oxygen Depletion pollution >microorganisms that in water and feeds on biodegradable substances
  5. 5. Different Causes of Water Pollution  Marine Dumping  Industrial Waste  Sewage, mainly from households
  6. 6. Different Causes of Water Pollution  Nuclear waste  Oil pollution  Underground storage leaks
  7. 7. Effects on Environment  Toxic water  Thermal heating  Our sources of water
  8. 8. Effects on Humans  Diseases caused by:  Drinking contaminated water  Swimming in polluted water  Contact with chemically polluted water
  9. 9. Effects on Animals  200 turtles in Australia’s surround waters die each year
  10. 10. Effects on Animals  Birds and mammals become coated with oil
  11. 11. What You Can Do
  12. 12. Turn off running water
  13. 13. Be cautious of what you pour in your sink/flush down your toilet
  14. 14. Fertilize correctly
  15. 15. Participate in a clean up
  16. 16. Join a special society devoted to the prevention of water pollution
  17. 17. Spread awareness
  18. 18. THANK YOU!!!

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