3 Interesting Facts About Water Pollution You Should Know About

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Tens of millions of people in Bangladesh have been exposed to poisonous levels of arsenic from contaminated groundwater.

 

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Every day, 2 million tons of sewage and industrial and agricultural waste are discharged into the world’s water (UN WWAP 2003), the equivalent of the weight of the entire human population of 6.8 billion people.

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Each year 1.2 trillion gallons of untreated sewage, stormwater, and industrial waste are dumped into US water.

Source: Water Pollution Facts

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