Water Pollution Is A Catastrophic Problem Essay

846 Words Jul 19th, 2015 4 Pages
Water pollution is when our water steams, and rivers get polluted by harmful things. Water pollution in Georgia today is a very disastrous issue. The problem with water pollution is contamination from chemical spills, burst pipelines and toxic waste. Water pollution is a major issue to be dealt with. There are many ways water pollution can be avoided. In addition to finding a solution to this problem, The Clean Water Act was made and passed. Even though Water pollution very harmful, People have to be more careful with what they are doing to our water, because It cant be used in anyway, It is not safe, and It is being contaminated.“The first river you paddle runs through the rest of your life. It bubbles up in pools and eddies to remind you who you are.” -Lynn Noel

The main problem is where we are letting hazardous waste, items and such continue to get in and contaminate our water ways. We have had many rivers and streams become very polluted. One main river was Savannah River. There are chemicals being carried or dumped into our streams and rivers. "That’s nearly 2 million miles of our streams at risk, threatening the drinking water of 117 million Americans.", the writer said. When our waterways are contaminated we may not use the water in any way. We need our water for various of things. We use our water for drinking, cooking, bathing, and washing. Without the use of water, we will lose food, we wont have water to drink, we wont be able to keep our hygiene together and…

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