21 Water Quality Parameters 4

21 Water Quality Parameters 4 - Two Basic Avenues of Water...

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Synthetic Organic Chemicals Pesticides Industry Solvents/Cleaning Flame Retardants DDT PCBs/Dioxin TCE /PCE PBDE http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6100179 Potentially highly toxic Persistent in the environment Chemical Pollutants
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1) Biological 2) Physical 3) Chemical Basic Types of Pollution
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Extra Credit: 1.An example of physical pollution is __________ 2.An example of chemical pollution is __________ 3.Identify the 2 most important nutrients indicated 4.Identify one metal of concern in water.
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From where do pollutants come?
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Unformatted text preview: Two Basic Avenues of Water Pollution Point source pollution Specific entry point Industrial discharges Sewage treatment plants Landfills Non-point source pollution Diffuse sources Difficult to trace, regulate Non-point Source Pollution Lawns, Gardens Golf Courses Agriculture Urban Runoff Fertilizers Pesticides Animal Wastes Oil, gas, rubber Golf Courses Agriculture Urban In 1987 the Clean Water Act was reauthorized with additional provisions to address a new source of pollution, urbanization...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course SWS 2007 taught by Professor bonczek during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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