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 slow...
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 thick...
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....