Microplastic

Microplastic

PRODUCT REVIEW The Giant Issue of Microplastics First, we will have a look at the background story on micro-plastics, and then we will go into detail on how the situation regarding micro-plastics in our environment impacts us today.   What are micro-plastics?...
Chemical Water Pollution

Chemical Water Pollution

What Is Industrial and agricultural work involves the use of many different chemicals that can run-off into water and pollute it.   Metals and solvents from industrial work can pollute rivers and lakes. These are poisonous to many forms of aquatic life and may...
Suspended Matter

Suspended Matter

What Is Some pollutants do not dissolve in water as their molecules are too big to mix between the water molecules. This material is called particulate matter and can often be a cause of water pollution.   The suspended particles eventually settle and cause a...
Microbiological water pollution

Microbiological water pollution

What Is Microbiological water pollution is usually a natural form of water pollution caused by microorganisms. Many types of microorganisms live in water and cause fish, land animals and humans to become ill. Microorganisms such as: Bacteria Viruses Protozoa Serious...
Groundwater Pollution

Groundwater Pollution

What Is A lot of the Earth’s water is found underground in soil or under rock structures called aquifers. Humans often use aquifers as a means to obtain drinking water, and build wells to access it. When this water becomes polluted it is called groundwater pollution....