Water And Water Pollution

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When a person is asked what water is, the first things that they say are; water is drinkable, used for showers, simple, washing, etc.. But people don’t really know how complex and important water is for our kind. Water is one of the most precious things we humans have, but we don’t realize it and we damage it without caring for the consequences. Water and water pollution are two things that we should all have in mind. Even though we see water as just a liquid, but there’s more to it than its form or state.

One of the most common descriptions for water is that it is transparent and nearly colorless. The truth is that the chemistry of water shows us what this liquid is in a molecular level. Water is made up of two Hydrogen atoms (H+), and
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Water is a substance that is constituent of earth’s streams, lakes, and oceans. But water is also present in the atmosphere. As mentioned before there’s water located in the atmosphere. Nearly all of the water is located in the lowest layer of the atmosphere also known as the troposphere. We cannot feel or see this this water because “it is present in variable amounts in the atmosphere, from 0% to 4%” (“Water in the Atmosphere”). This is the main reason why we cannot see nor feel the water in the atmosphere. If we think about it there almost no water in the atmosphere because earth is huge and 4% of water spread all around the world is a little bit.

When we talk about how water is being polluted we just justify ourselves saying that there is a lot of water in this world and that a little bit of it getting damaged doesn’t matter at all. To understand the consequences of water pollution we first have to know what water pollution is and how it happens. Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies like lakes, rivers and oceans. This form of environmental degradation occurs “when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds” (“Wikipedia”). Chemical waste from factories is sometimes dumped into rivers and lakes. These chemical

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