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Water pollution

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater), usually as a result of human activities. Water pollution is one of many types of pollution which results from contaminants being introduced into the natural environment. Pollution causes adverse change. Water pollution is often caused by the discharge of inadequately treated wastewater into natural bodies of water. This can lead to environmental degradation of aquatic ecosystems. In turn, this can lead to public health problems. For example, people living downstream may use the same polluted river water for drinking or bathing or irrigation.

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An extremely creative and inspirational video to remind people of the dangers of water pollution.

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An extremely creative and inspirational video to remind people of the dangers of water pollution.

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Hundreds of children die every day because od the low water quality in many parts of the world due to pollutions. some children who survive, live their lives in a struggle with many health problems. I was one of such children until I grew up and managed to move to the USA.

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