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[Middle East Bulletin] Causes of Water Pollution

by Merve Melisa Coskun | 05-12-2013 06:39 Comments 7 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations



Organic water pollutants include:

Macroscopic Pollution in Parks Milwaukee, WI

Inorganic water pollutants include:

Macroscopic pollution—large visible items polluting the water—may be termed "floatables" in an urban stormwater context, or marine debris when found on the open seas, and can include such items as:

  • Trash or garbage (e.g. paper, plastic, or food waste) discarded by people on the ground, along with accidental or intentional dumping of rubbish, that are washed by rainfall into storm drains and eventually discharged into surface waters
  • Nurdles, small ubiquitous waterborne plastic pellets
  • Shipwrecks, large derelict ships.

7 Comments

  • mohamed Algomai says :
    thanks for these very good educating points
    Posted 22-11-2014 04:33

  • Shrijana Duwadi says :
    thanks for sharing but don't forget about the original source from where you got it Merve.
    Posted 10-01-2014 01:03

  • Christy Lee says :
    Please put the original source too :)
    Posted 06-12-2013 14:26

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