water pollution

by alis dailey

What can we do to help stop water pollution

  • We should spend money on better quality drinking water. Some of the money should be spent on keeping the Mississippi River clean.


  • We should spend some of money on keeping our lakes, rivers and oceans clean for people to swim and also fish .


  • We should spend money on making people aware that between 5 and 10 million people die each year from water pollution related illnesses.

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OTHER FACTS

  • 80 percent of the ocean pollution comes from land


  • Fourteen billion pounds of garbage,is dumped in the ocean every year

  • Over 30 billion tons of sewage is discharged into lakes, rivers and oceans every year .


  • About 700 million people globally drink contaminated water


  • The Ganges River in India is one of the most polluted rivers in the

world.