Water Pollution Essay: Water Contamination

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Jared Snow
Ms. Carrell
English 1 AP
9/15/15
Water Contamination
Water pollution is any chemical, physical, or biological change in the quality of water that has a harmful effect on any living thing that drinks it, uses it or lives in it. I have spent many hours of many days to research this topic to find out facts of water pollution and how to prevent it. According to Food and Water Watch there are over 780 million people all over the earth that are living without clean drinking water. Another fact is every 20 seconds a child under five years old dies from illnesses that are waterborne. There is a lot of information about water contamination, the main topics are, effects of the percentage of water contaminated, ways it gets contaminated, and what to do in the after-math. There are many effects of water contamination due to the large amount of water that has been contaminated. Approximately 85% of the world’s population lives in the driest part on the earth. Drought is a part of this issue, because there is so little water there are many people using the small amount of available water. So many people using this small amount of water causes the water to be easily contaminated. The most common contaminates are disease-causing agents such as
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The main topics of it are - effects of the percentage of water contaminated, ways it gets contaminated, and what to do in the after-math. I spent many hours of many days to research this topic to find out facts of water pollution, how to prevent it, and what to do in the aftermath. I hope that you will spend some of you own time to find out more info about the issue and if you can help at a pollution clean up site. The easiest thing that you can do to help the cause is to cut down on the pollution you produce. I hope you keep this in mind because according to statistics, by the year 2025 there will be over 2/3 of the world that will not have access to clean

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