Water pollution is the pollution of bodies of water, such as lakes, rivers, seas, the oceans, as well as groundwater. It occurs when pollutants reach these bodies of water, without treatment. Waste from homes, factories and other buildings get into the water bodies and as a result water gets contaminated.
Water pollution is caused due to several reasons.Sewage, garbage and liquid waste of households, agricultural lands and factories are discharged into lakes and rivers. These wastes contain harmful chemicals and toxins which make the water poisonous for humans, animals and plants.water pollution also disrupts the food chain.
These are some of the ways you can stop or contribute in the help to prevent water pollution:Use Environmentally Safe Products,Recycle Your Used Motor Oil and Filters,Compost Yard Trimmings,Report Illegal Dumping,pick Up After Your Pets,Dispose of Trash Properly,Use Water Based Paints and Recycle Everything You Can.