SCI 275 APPENDIX E - Axia College Material Appendix E Water...

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Axia College Material Appendix E Water Resource Challenges Review Ch. 10 and 11 of your text, then complete the following: Provide at least three freshwater and three ocean water resource challenges by filling in the following table. Then, respond to the question that follows: Freshwater Resource Challenge Description Organic Compounds Industrial waste, landfills, and agriculture runoff. These items contaminate groundwater and surface water and it threatens drinking water supply. Disease causing agents It is the waste of individuals affected. This spreads infectious diseases. Sewage This is water waste from drains and sewers. Can threaten public health. Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Costal development Development that destroys costal habitats. Nonpoint source pollution Agriculture runoff. Things like pesticides, fertilizers, and livestock waste. Point source pollution Water that is poured into the ocean without being treated for harmful chemicals and waste. In 200 to 300 words, respond to the following: Choose one fresh or ocean water resource
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course SCI 275 SCI 275 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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