Essays Tagged: "Water pollution"

Pollution and prevention

ur ways.There are many forms of pollution, but most of them can be divided into two groups: air and water pollution. Air pollution is one of the more obvious forms of pollution. It is caused by the tr ... estruction of many historic buildings and works of art.Another equally serious form of pollution is water pollution. It is steadily reducing the amount of clean, fresh water that is necessary for life ...

(5 pages) 414 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

South Africa's Energy Outlook

pacts on the environment. Some of the environmental impacts include, air pollution, land pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, and general aesthetic problems. I plan to come up with a plan to m ... ants -- 1 nuclear power station -Hydro-electric:The southern, and eastern coastlines have much more water than the interior. 33,000 million m3 of water is available in storage dams. It has been estima ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Water Pollution

Water pollution has affected many people and animals. Water pollution is the disposal of garbage int ... any people and animals. Water pollution is the disposal of garbage into a water stream. Some of the water pollution is from littering, some water pollution is done by chemical leaks, and others by shi ... ter pollution is done by chemical leaks, and others by ships. Also, There is much information about water pollution. I am going to take that education on water pollution a step farther; and explain ho ...

(3 pages) 366 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The printing business

companies in the hope that it will help keep the environment clean from wastes. For protecting from water pollution the Clean Water Act is in effect for the printing industry. Businesses must give inf ... ation on the locations of where chemicals are being used. They must also give a diagram showing the water flow through the facility. Also they need to give a description of the average flows and the t ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Phosphates in Water Pollution

Chemistry: Water PollutionPhosphates in Water PollutionPhosphates may be created by substituting some or all of ... d tertiaryphosphates, with the exception of those of sodium, potassium andammonium are insoluble in water. Tertiary sodium phosphate is valuableas a detergent and water softener. The primary phosphate ... attention recently. The focusis on the environmentally harmful effects in household detergents.Wastewater, from laundering agents, contains phosphates, which are saidto be a water pollutant.Most laund ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

David Suzuki's book "From Naked Apes to Superspecies", which deals with environmental issues.

rs the more conventional and familiar environmental topics including global warming, deforestation, water pollution and air pollution.When I first read this book, I expected it to be more like a textb ...

(3 pages) 57 0 2.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Pollution and its impact on businesses.

revent it.The areas of interests that I may examine is the problem of:Greenhouse effectAir pollutionWater pollutionIndoors air pollutionLet me tell you why I have chosen this topic. I feel that in thi ... oy more forests, and expand our cities, I also feel that landfills should be built so that the wastewaters and other chemicals that they produce, can be siphoned off and prevented from contaminating t ...

(15 pages) 215 0 3.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An Essay about different types of water pollution

Water PollutionWater is a necessity to life on earth. All organisms contain it, some drink it, and o ... n earth. All organisms contain it, some drink it, and others inhabit it. Plants and animals require water that is moderately pure, and they cannot survive if their water is affluent with toxic chemica ... t survive if their water is affluent with toxic chemicals and/or harmful microorganisms. If severe, water pollution can kill large numbers of fish, birds, and other animals, in some cases killing all ...

(6 pages) 164 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Natural resources are under increasing pressure.

begins, natural resources are under increasing pressure, threatening public health and development. Water shortages, soil exhaustion, loss of forests, air and water pollution, and degradation of coast ... and for natural resources continue to grow, environmental limits will become increasingly apparent. Water shortages are expected to affect nearly 3 billion people in 2025, with sub-Saharan Africa wors ...

(2 pages) 118 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Economic Growth and environmental problems

using on these aspects, the economic growth will bring about serious environmental problems such as water pollution, air pollution, ozone depletion, and acid rain.One of environmental problems is wate ... that is caused by economic growth and is very widespread and serious in the world. Industrial wastewater is one of the water pollution that people are focusing on nowadays. As we know, with economic ...

(4 pages) 180 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

The need for waste management plan

and that extractive and manufacturing activities are responsible for our major pollution problems: water pollution, global warming due to greenhouse gases, soil contamination and erosion, ecosystem d ... ompounds released by the decomposition migrate with leachates and can contaminate surface and groundwaters, making them unfit for human consumption and even harmful to aquatic life. Removing putrescib ...

(2 pages) 94 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Does the commonly used herbicide "2, 4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid" cause destruction of aquatic organisms, especially the Brown Planarian?

Each year in the United States of America over 69 percent of the available water is used for agriculture and 8 percent is used for domestic uses. Sewage, industrial waste and ... te and agricultural chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers are the main point of water pollution. In the year of 1995 the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) reported that 37 perc ... ishing and swimming during all or part of the year. However taking into account that Earth's usable water resources is less than 3 percent of Earth's total water resources, this a humongous amount. Wa ...

(17 pages) 62 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


Topic - pollutionI have decided to write about Environmental pollution focusing mainly on water pollution. I will discuss effects this has on the Earth and on us also I will discuss the diff ... s problem will cause the sea levels to rise and as a result thousands of peoples homes will be underwater never to be lived in again.There are many types of pollution some include air, water and soil. ...

(3 pages) 115 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


rst one is air pollution (covers acid rain, global warming and Ozone break down), the second one is water pollution (waste dumping, eutrophication and over fishing), and the last is land pollution (de ... cause the aluminium ions affect their gills. The situation becomes worse as the acid rain makes the water inhabitable to plants and animals.Some acid rain clouds can drift all the way from England to ...

(12 pages) 133 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


200 major rollbacks of America's environmental laws, weakening the protection of our country's air, water, public lands and wildlife. Cloaked in meticulously crafted language designed to deceive the p ... environmental record of any governor during his tenure in Texas. Texas became number one in air and water pollution and in the release of toxic chemicals. In his six years in Austin, he championed a s ...

(7 pages) 101 0 1.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A negitave affect humans have on ecosystems

Water is the most important substance on earth. It is the basis of all life on this planet. Human's ... of all life on this planet. Human's behavior such as using pesticides and fertilizers pollutes our water tables. Pollution interferes with ecosystems by killing off animals that drank or animals that ... ecosystems by killing off animals that drank or animals that ate animals that drank highly polluted water.Pollution is not a good thing to have large amounts of at all. It poisons animals that dra ...

(1 pages) 42 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Lummi Indians (A report on a Native American tribe of Washington)

had a sacred relationship with salmon, conceivably because this was there source of life. Dams and water pollution have drastically altered and declined the salmon population. Because of this the Lum ... location with a high amount of precipitation, they were required to develop roofs that would repel water and keep the interior of the house dry and safe from the elements. They used cedar planks, whi ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Vital Environment

ral beauty of earth itself.There are mainly three strong sources of pollution in general which are: water pollution, waste pollution, and air pollution. From their names you can acknowledge that the t ...

(3 pages) 46 2 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The challenges facing governments to preserve the enviroment

onDesertificationRadioactive WastesDeforestationOzone layerGlobal WarmingLand PollutionAir PollutionWater PollutionIntroductionSince the dawn of time, we, humans have always been depending in some way ... (which can lead to unnaturally high erosion), excessive cultivation, and the exhaustion of surface-water or groundwater supplies for irrigation, industry, or domestic use.Desertification drains an ar ...

(22 pages) 243 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Fish: Biology Related Info on the Shortnose Sturgeon

ohn's river in Brunswick to the Saint John's river in florida.They live mainly in the slower moving waters, or nearshore marine water.They move into faster moving fresh water to breedShortnose sturgeo ... ly 1900's. They were also effected by overfishing, loss of habitat, limited access to breeding, and water pollution. And also commercial exploration of Shortnose sturgeon throughout its range, in the ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology