Water pollution effects all of us. We need pure water to drink. It is also important that the plants and animals we consume are nurished by unpolluted water as well.
Clean, pure water is one of the greatest under-appreciated essential elements in our environment. Every living thing needs it. Although much of the earth is covered in it only about one percent is drinkable.
Unfortunately, the activities of man have done much to compromise the purity of this one percent that's drinkable.
Smoke from our factories, cars and heating our homes enters the atmosphere, contaminating the clouds. The vapour in the clouds eventually falls as rain or snow, bringing the pollution with it. This in turn affects the vegetation in lakes and rivers and thus the fish and animal life.
that you use is washed down the drain, it makes its way to the lakes and rivers and the environment at large. Two of the chemicals that are used in antibacterial soap, namely triclosan and triclocarban, are being discovered in increasing quantities in lakes and streams, in fish and even in breast milk. Recent studies point to the fact that though the amounts that show up in our food is small, it is still enough to disrupt thyroid function in frogs.
Added to this source of pollution are the medications we take and then ultimately flush down the toilet. Further compounding the problem are the myriad of
personal use products.
Another source for the pollution of our lakes and rivers is the
that is added to drinking water in most cities all over North America.
The distressing fact is that the longer we continue this environmental pollution the more the level of toxicity increases. Soil is becoming more polluted and as a result the aquaphir and thus our
The effect of our careless disposal of a multitude of chemicals, is that no matter whether we get drinking water from wells or lakes and rivers we may be exposed to a variety of chemicals. These chemicals may negatively impact our health or the health of our children. This creates a need to purify it before we drink it, somehow, we can start with
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If your homes water comes from a well, you may need to reduce the effects of its' hardness by softening it. By far the most environmentally friendly way to do this is by a
Ultimately, all the pollution generated on land makes its way to the
The activities of man have always had an impact on water purity. We have always tended to have the greatest concentrations of population near bodies of water.
In addition to drawing water for drinking, man used it for bathing and washing of clothes. With the industrial revolution mills and factories were established along rivers. Later lakes and rivers became the dumping grounds for unwanted chemicals and other industrial byproducts.
It seems that the more advanced a civilation becomes the more damage is done to the pure water of rivers and streams and ultimately the oceans.
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