The Major Causes Of Water Scarcity

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Economics is the science that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Economics is also refferred to as the study of scarcity. Scarcity is the limitation or shortage of products. All products can be scarce such as water, bread, or vegetables. Water scarcity is lack of sufficient, clean, and safe water in a given region. This is very common as it affects every continent around the world and almost 2.8 billion people. Water scarcity often occurs and is a dominant isuue in the world since it threatens human health and economy. One of the main causes of water Scarcity is water pollution. Water pollution is the contamination of water due to unhealthy human activities. The pollution is mostly caused by industrial waste, global warming, garbage and waste dumping, and oil leakage. According to waterbenefitshealth there are many types of water pollution such as “Surface water pollution, Groundwater pollution, Microbial pollution, Oxygen Depletion pollution, Nutrient pollution, Suspended Matter pollution, and Chemical pollution.” Water pollution is a hazardous case in the world as it leads to hunger, poverty, diseases, extinction of aquatic animals, and lack of human access to fresh water.…show more content…
Pollution is mostly caused by human activities therefore humans can limit and restrain the chances of water pollution by simple and effective steps. Water-pollution.org.uk says that people can prevent water pollution by “Conserving water by turning off the tap when running water is unnecessary, taking great care to not overuse pesticides and fertilisers, not throwing litter into rivers, lakes or oceans, and not throwing chemical products down the

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