Water Resource Appendix E

Water Resource Appendix E - our environment and our health...

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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 Agricultural runoff, Landfills and industrial waste can contaminate our ground water and drinking supply Disease –Causing Agents Infected individuals produce waste that can spread infectious diseases Sewage Waste that is generated gets put into sewers and drains, thus treating
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Unformatted text preview: our environment and our health Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Point source pollution The dumping of water into the ocean without it being treated Costal Development The developing of the coast will affect the habitat that lives there Nonpoint source pollution The runoff of pesticides, livestock waste and fertilizers. In 200 to 300 words, respond to the following: Choose one fresh or ocean water resource challenge and describe in detail why the issue has become a problem and how human activities have contributed to the problem. SCI 275...
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