fishes etc.) (c) Domestic, commercial and industrial effluents (petroleum refineries, paper mills, breweries, tanneries, slaughter houses) contaminate the water with organic pollutants.
These provide nutrition for micro-organisms which decompose the organic matter and consume oxygen and reduce the DO level of the aquatic system thereby killing the aquatic organisms.
However, water pollution is much closer to your home than you might think.
As a matter of fact all kinds of different pollution affects us all the time, it can be in the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink.
[tags: Water pollution, Pollution, Water, Waste] - "Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink” written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge is often an accurate saying when it comes to water.
This saying is not accurate just because All over the world people struggle to find clean water to drink.
(f) Fluoride containing pollutants cause fluorosis i.e.
neuromuscular, respiratory, gastro intestinal and dental problems.
Without access to clean water they suffer from illnesses and diseases from drinking and using dirty water.
Water pollution is the primary cause of many health and environmental problems.