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Water degredation definition and links

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Last updated: 06 Sep, 2015

"Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater). This form of environmental degradation occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds."

More information relating to definition and causes:

https://www.dlsweb.rmit.edu.au/toolbox/Indigenous/ecotourismtoolbox/topic_ei/ei_bi03_read04.htm

Causes:

http://www.water-pollution.org.uk/causes.html

http://eschooltoday.com/pollution/water-pollution/causes-of-water-pollution.html

http://www.environmentlaw.org.uk/rte.asp?id=90

Other useful links:

http://www.explainthatstuff.com/waterpollution.html

Article ID: 270
Last updated: 06 Sep, 2015
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