water pollution

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water pollution

the contamination of lakes, rivers, and streams by industrial or community sources of pollutants.
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If it is approved, it will be the first government funding to help TEPCO deal with the problem of groundwater seeping to mix with contaminated water in the reactor buildings.
Contaminated water discharged to the Tailings Storage reservoir could flow underground from the South Fork Koktuli Watershed into the Upper Talarik Creek Watershed
Reports have claimed that the contaminated water with 15 times higher levels of cesium-134 and cesium-137 could rise to the ground's surface within three weeks.
Similar complains of supply of contaminated water are pouring in from different other areas of the city.
The utility's cautious attitude about announcing the sea leak seems to stem from its urgent need to take measures against the ever-increasing amount of nuclear contaminated water.
The contaminated water poses a great risk to the environment.
The sample from the contaminated water that seeped into the sea in April 2011 had contained 1.
Spokesperson PCRWR Lubna Naheed said the need of these filtration plants was felt as 45 per cent of filtration plants in the federal capital are providing contaminated water, which is used by 75 per cent of the citizens.
Although it would be more expensive to install a biological cleanup system to remove the perchlorate from the gallons of contaminated water than to implement an ion exchange treatment system, the biological technique would be cheaper to operate over the long run, McLean said.
In the world's developing nations, more than 400 children die every hour from diseases such as cholera, typhoid fever, dysentery, and hepatitis, which they contract by drinking contaminated water.
Of the seven underground water storages within the premises of the plant, contaminated water was found leaking from three of them in April.
RAWALPINDI, November 22, 2011 (Balochistan Times): A Peg producing factory located in Chakra area of Rawalpindi has been releasing contaminated water in dam, which is spreading fatal diseases.

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