21 Water Quality Parameters 6

21 Water Quality Parameters 6 - Detroit Cleveland Buffalo...

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Two Basic Avenues of Water Pollution Point source pollution Specific entry point Industrial discharges Sewage treatment plants Industry Landfills USTs Non-point source pollution Diffuse sources Difficult to trace, regulate
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Point and Non-Point Pollution Example
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Superior Michigan Erie Ontario Huron
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Shallowest of the Great Lakes average depth = 62 feet agriculture Largest population density of Great Lakes
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Unformatted text preview: Detroit Cleveland Buffalo Heavy Metals Point and Non-Point Source Pollution Industrial Chemicals Petroleum Nutrients Pesticides Non-point Source Pollution Blue-green algae phytoplankton Nitrogen and Phosphorus Agriculture, Wastewater Discharge, Urban Runoff Stimulation of Primary Productivity...
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