sci275appendixE - 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 Sewage Waste water from drains or sewers, threatens public health Disease-causing agents Wastes of infected individuals, Spreads infectious diseases Organic compounds Landfills, agricultural runoff, industrial wastes, Contaminates groundwater and surface water and threatens drinking water supply Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Nonpoint source pollution Agricultural runoff like pesticides, fertilizer, and livestock waste Costal development Developments that destroy important costal habitats like salt marshes and mangrove habitats Point source pollution Water that is dumped into the ocean without being treated 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 10/20/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Patriciajones during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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