Introduction Of Water Pollution

    water pollution

  • pollution of the water in rivers and lakes
  • Introduction of foreign substances to a water source, either toxic to life forms or creating an oxygen demand, depriving indigenous life forms of oxygen and resulting in their death.
  • The addition of sewage, industrial wastes, or other harmful or objectionable material to water in concentrations or in sufficient quantities to result in measurable degradation of water quality.


  • A thing, such as a product, measure, plant, etc., newly brought in
  • the act of beginning something new; “they looked forward to the debut of their new product line”
  • the first section of a communication
  • presentation: formally making a person known to another or to the public
  • The bringing of a product, measure, concept, etc., into use or operation for the first time
  • The action of bringing a new plant, animal, or disease to a place

introduction of water pollution

introduction of water pollution – Lab-Aids Qualitative

Lab-Aids Qualitative Introduction to Water Pollution Kit
Lab-Aids Qualitative Introduction to Water Pollution Kit
Lab-Aids Qualitative Introduction to Water Pollution kit provides an unsophisticated, but effective way to examine your students’ region’s natural and treated waters. The easy-to-perform chemical tests in this kit qualitatively identify many common water pollutants. Pollutants are detected through color changes – the deeper the color, the greater the pollution. Results are safe, reliable and very dramatic. Tests are performed for these common pollutants: Ammonia Chlorine Chromium Copper Cyanide Iron Nitrate Phosphate Silica Sulfide While conducting these science education tests, your students also learn about the different methods used in quality water testing methods, how to interpret results from these methods, and how to identify the pH of locally collected water. This science learning kit includes enough material to conduct 50 tests for each of the ten major

Clean Water: An Introduction to Water Quality and Water Pollution Control

Clean Water: An Introduction to Water Quality and Water Pollution Control
Clean Water: An Introduction to Water Quality and Water Pollution Control, Second Edition
By Kenneth M. Vigil, P.E.
Published by OSU Press

"Clean Water is a book for anyone concerned about this precious resource who wants to become better informed. In straightforward language, Kenneth Vigil provides a comprehensive introduction to the many scientific, regulatory, cultural, and geographic issues associated with water quality and water pollution control.

Most other books on water quality and pollution control are highly technical and very specific, and are aimed at engineers, scientists, or attorneys. Clean Water, on the other hand, is a comprehensive discussion of the subject intended for a wider audience of science students, educators, and the general public.

Vigil avoids the use of technical jargon and uses many photos and diagrams to illustrate and explain concepts. He provides sufficient detail to educate readers about many broad topics and includes additional references at the end of each chapter for exploring specific topics in more detail.

Clean Water summarizes the basic fundamentals of water chemistry and microbiology and outlines important water quality rules and regulations, all in concise, understandable prose. It describes the basic scientific principles behind water pollution control and the broader approach of addressing water pollution problems through watershed management. There are sections on drinking water and on citizen involvement in water pollution control efforts at home and in the community.

This is a thoroughly revised edition of Vigil’s 1996 book, Clean Water: The Citizen’s Complete Guide to Water Quality and Water Pollution Control, which was praised by reviewers and has been used as a textbook at colleges and high schools throughout the U.S."


Environment Pollution Risk –Pollution is the introduction of harmful substance or products into the environment. It has become a major issue over the years all over the world. Pollution not only damages the environment but damages us as well. Though it is a major concern of our world today, not much is being done to prevent it. There are different types of pollution such as air pollution, land pollution, and water pollution. The most dangerous kind of air pollution is the exposure to radiation like what happened in the accident of Chernobyl in the year 1986, which caused many deaths. It also affected the agricultural activities near the plant badly. Moreover, cars, factories and the burning garbage are some causes of air pollution. They release toxic gases that pollute the air we breathe. Breathing such poisonous gases can lead to fatal diseases like asthma, lung cancer and heart diseases

introduction of water pollution

Water in Texas: An Introduction (Texas Natural History Guides)
No natural resource issue has greater significance for the future of Texas than water. The state’s demand for water for municipal, industrial, agricultural, and recreational uses continues to grow exponentially, while the supply from rivers, lakes, aquifers, and reservoirs is limited. To help Texans manage their water resources today and plan for future needs, one of Texas’s top water experts has compiled this authoritative overview of water issues in Texas.
Water in Texas covers all the major themes in water management and conservation:
Living with a Limited Resource
The Molecule that Moves Mountains
A Texas Water Journey
The Gulf Shores of Texas
Who’s Who in Water
Texas Water Law: A Blend of Two Cultures
Does Texas Have Enough Water?
Planning for the Future
What’s in Your Water?
How Much is Water Worth?
Water is Our Legacy
Illustrated with color photographs and maps, Water in Texas will be the essential resource for landowners, citizen activists, policymakers, and city planners.