Most types of pollution affect the immediate area surrounding the source. Sometimes the pollution may affect the environment hundreds of miles away from the source, such as nuclear waste, this is called transboundary pollution.
Surface waters are the natural water resources of the Earth. They are found on the exterior of the Earth’s crust and include: Oceans Rivers Lakes These waters can become polluted in a number of ways, and this is called surface water pollution. Types of Water Pollution...read more