By: Ricky DellaPia
Point source pollution
Pollution that comes from one spot is point source pollution. For example, waste from a factory is point source pollution. In most cases, this type of pollution can be controlled because it's source can be identified.
Nonpoint source pollution
Nonpoint source pollution is a pollution that comes from many sources. This pollution is hard to control because it doesn't come from one source. Most nonpoint source pollution reaches bodies of water by run-off. Sources of nonpoint source pollution in North Carolina are agricultural and urban run-off, land clearing, construction and forestry