Water Pollution

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