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www.unep.org/explore-topics/water/what-we-do/tackling-global-water-pollution

Once water is contaminated, it is difficult, costly, and often impossible to remove the pollutants. Still today, 80 per cent of global wastewater goes ...

www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/water-pollution

Water pollution destroys important food sources and contaminates drinking water with chemicals that can cause immediate and long-term harm to human health.

www.greenpeace.org/africa/en/blogs/49015/what-are-the-causes-and-effects-of-water-pollution-in-africa

Sep 1, 2021 ... Polluted water sources are a huge issue needing urgent attention in Africa, where human activity such as farming, mining and deforestation, ...

www.ecologycenter.us/wastewater-treatment/5-different-sources-of-water-pollution-and-how-to-stop-them.html

Causes of water pollution · Industrial waste · Wastewater and sewage · Marine Dumping · Oil Spills · Pesticides and chemical fertilizers.

medlineplus.gov/waterpollution.html

May 20, 2021 ... Rain washes soil into streams and rivers. The soil can kill tiny animals and fish eggs. It can clog the gills of fish and block light, causing ...

www.treehugger.com/water-pollution-causes-effects-and-solutions-1140786

5 days ago ... Learn what causes water pollution and what we can do to better protect our water sources from contaminants.

www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/ASK/waterpol3.html

There are many causes for water pollution but two general categories exist: direct and indirect contaminant sources. Direct sources include effluent outfalls ...

wellwo.es/en/causes-and-consequences-of-water-pollution

One of the main causes of water pollution is the presence of chemical (or other) substances in higher than normal quantities that degrade the water.

www.fairplanet.org/story/types-and-effects-of-water-pollution

Dec 10, 2019 ... The most common cause of this type of pollution is the use of pesticides and fertiliser on farms. Chemical pollution. Chemicals are the most ...

www.inspirecleanenergy.com/blog/sustainable-living/main-causes-water-pollution

Jun 18, 2021 ... As a result, water pollution seems to be increasing. Agriculture uses much of the earth's surface water supply in addition to being a major ...

www.environmentlaw.org.uk/rte.asp?id=90

River dumping not only causes water pollution; it also harms wildlife and increases the risk of flooding. Fly-tipping (this includes river dumping) is a ...