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Activity Discussion Environment How does water pollution impact the environment? Reply To: How does water pollution impact the environment?

  • Anushree

    June 18, 2021 at 9:48 pm
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    The contamination of various water bodies due to human activities is termed as water pollution. These days pollution is a well known topic to everyone because it is causing a lot of damages and climatic change which in turn is again hitting on us human beings. Water pollution is caused due to disposing harmful untreated waste from factories, dumping non-biodegradable wastes directly into water bodies and other contaminations.

    Harms caused due to water pollution:

    1. It causes various water borne diseases such as cholera, diarrhea some of them could be as serious as taking lives and others make our immune system very weak.

    2. Water is our basic necessity to sustain life and if this gets contaminated the whole of the living species gets effected gets to suffer ultimately.

    3. Water animals gets to die due to the increasing toxicity in the water bodies and some of them which manages to survive transfers the toxicity to us human beings as we consume them.

    4. The toxic water also affects the growth of our crops which we consume and once again passes the toxicity to us through the food we eat.

    Water pollution is a very serious matter to look into and we must take the necessary steps to mend our ways and get back to a healthy life.

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