Water Pollution

Water contamination is a major public health problem in Africa. This topic is of interest because water is a necessity for survival. Looking at this problem helps to illuminate a serious issue that needs quick attention. The people affected the most are children who do not understand the importance of purifying drinking water. This discussion […]

Water pollution

Introduction Pollution refers to the introduction of foreign substances to pure contents. The foreign substances are referred to as pollutants. Water pollution therefore refers to the introduction of pollutants into a water body. The pollutants come from various sources including human wastes, domestic wastes, industrial and agricultural by-products and even floods (Woodford, 2012, p. 1). […]

Air and Water Pollution

Air pollutants Carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide are examples of air pollutants, which cause major damages to the environment. These pollutants are associated with many health problems that affect the respiratory organs. They also affect properties contributing to rusting of metal in vehicles and roofing materials. They are classified as air pollutants because they affect […]

Water Pollution

Water is a special substance because through its natural form it can replenish and purify itself by allowing impurities to clear up through the process known as sedimentation. It can also dilute the impurities to a position where they contain harmless elements. Conversely, this natural process takes a lot of time, and therefore becomes impossible […]

Water Pollution & Diseases (Undeveloped Nations)

Introduction Undeveloped nations are faced with the challenge of accessing clean drinking water. Lack of understanding in the importance of practicing hygienic standards of living is a major setback to the efforts of preventing diseases that are spread through contaminated water. In most cases, you will find that many people in these countries use water […]

Environmental justice issues affecting African Americans: Water Pollution

Introduction In 1960s, there was public outcry concerning water pollution in America. This generated the environmental movements that were intended to address such public concerns. When 1960s and today are compared, it emerges that African Americans faced environmental injustices relating to water pollution. In fact, water pollution in both cases occurred due to improper disposal […]

Water Pollution

Water pollution is a problem that has affected the world for a long time. It essentially entails contamination of the water bodies such as lakes, oceans, rivers and ground water just to mention but a few. Although some people may fail to understand the long-term effects of pollution, its short-term effects are easy to discern […]

Water pollution

Water pollution is of the major concerns for policy-makers and environmental agencies. Such an organization as GRACE Communication Foundation intends to increase people’s awareness about the origins of various environmental problems and ways of resolving them. In my opinion, the issues identified by this agency should be considered by policy-makers who have to encourage the […]

Mud Lick Creek Project-Fresh Water Pollution

Abstract Due to the increased instances of freshwater pollution in many American water sources particularly through agricultural and industrial wastes, which are discharged into the water, students were asked to monitor the quality of water at the Mud Lick creek (I think the statement now makes sense as you had requested). During these investigative sessions, […]