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1. Regarding WATER pollution—define and describe the terms:
Point source and non-point source.
Point Source: Water pollution that originates from a definable source. For example, point source water pollution can be from pipe leading from a factory. In this case, the source of the pollution is easily identifiable as one discrete source.
*I remember this easily by saying you can literally “point” to the source.
Non-point source: Essentially, pollutants that originate from sources that are not a point source. Examples include water pollution that is caused from agricultural runoff from various sources (a river runs through an area that has many large farms and becomes pollutes with pesticides, coliform bacteria, chemicals, etc). Non-point water pollution comes from a source that is not individual, discrete and easily definable....
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