Enviormental Health- Runoff
By: Mallory Burdt
What is Runoff?
What causes Runoff?
Some agricultural activities that cause contribute to runoff is poorly managed animal feeding operation, overgrazing, overworking the land (for example, plowing too often), poorly managed and ineffective application of pesticides, irrigation water, and fertilizer. Also, runoff from constructions site that carries sediments, chemicals, oils and other pullutants that cause many harmful things like fish die offs, closed swimming beaches, and because sediment can clog a waterway which can lead to flooding.
Ways runoff is being prevented and how you can be an advocate too...
How does Runoff affect our health?
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