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The ‘STU’ of Water Pollution


sewageSewage is mainly liquid but can contain some solids. Sewage is a waste product of the daily activities in our homes such as preparing food, washing up etc. Domestic sewage is being led out through the drains in our houses; we drain out excess foods and vegetables through the sink. Washing powder, cleaning products and organic materials everything is being flushed out into the sewer pipes in the ground.


maj 22, 2008 at 2:28 pm 12 kommentarer

The ‘ABC’ of Water Pollution


Algal BloomAlgae is a natural occurrence in both fresh and salt-water and the word describes all plant-like organism that exist in aquatic areas. An Algal Bloom is when these plants are multiplying at such a rate that they dominate the aquatic area around them.
Some Algae is more dangerous than others, but common to all of them is that when these plants die from overpopulation, they take up vast amount of oxygen. This means that the organism including fish can’t survive because of the lack of oxygen.

februar 12, 2008 at 9:48 pm 40 kommentarer

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