pollution of the water in rivers and lakes
contamination of water, especially surface water, by sewage effluent, fertilizer runoff, industrial chemical discharge etc.
Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies. Water pollution occurs when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects plants and organisms living in these bodies of water. In almost all cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but also to the natural biological communities.
The numerical value of water pollution in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of water pollution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is definitely not 'Olympic air', a lot of attention has been paid to Rio's water pollution, but far more people die because of air pollution than the water.
I've sailed in worse conditions and think the water pollution situation is exaggerated, this is my fifth time back to Rio, and I've never gotten sick and never got any infection.
A lot of attention has been paid to Rio's water pollution, but far more people die because of air pollution than the water, you are not obligated to drink water from Guanabara Bay but you must breathe Rio's air.
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Translations for water pollution
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- تلوث الماءArabic
- znečištění vodyCzech
- contaminación del medio hídrico, contaminación hídrica, contaminación del aguaSpanish
- saastuminen, vesien, vedenFinnish
- pollution de l'eauFrench
- inquinamento idrico, inquinamento delle acqueItalian
- zanieczyszczenie wódPolish
- [[poluição]] [[da]] [[água]]Portuguese
- загрязнение водыRussian
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