Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

The Path of Water

Stewardship, Monitoring, and Consequences
by

Teika Clavell

on 6 February 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of The Path of Water

Water Stewardship and Montioring
The main stem of the Huron River is approximately 136 miles long
Industrial wastes are commonly discharged to rivers and the sea in this way.
In farming areas non-point sources of pollution include pesticides, fertilizers, animal manure and soil washed into streams in rainfall run-off.
In our urban areas rainfall run-off as stormwater is one of the major nonpoint sources of pollution
Point Source Pollution
Point source pollution is pollution that comes from a definite source

If you can "point" to it, it's point-source pollution.

Point Source vs. Non-point Source Pollution
Non- Point Source Pollution
Non-point source pollution is pollution that does not come from a definite source

If you cannot determine its origin, then it is non-point source.
Information
High risk point source waste discharges are regulated by EPA
EPA
The Environmental Protection Agency
Stewardship
A fancy way of saying "take responsibility for".
Water Monitoring
Everyone is dependent on water. When they use it, they leave a "footprint". These footprints need to be monitored; they gives us an idea of how water is being used or abused. Can you think of ways to monitor your footprint?
Water Quality
The EPA sets standards to help regulate the water footprint left by businesses and those cleaning the water. The water quality standards extend to water treatment (sewage and drinking water) and waste water from businesses.
an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress
WHO SETS
THE WATER
STANDARD?
What is potable water?
Pronounced "pot (long o)-able, it is water that is safe enough to drink.
Runoff
L
E
A
D
S
T
O
To much of anything is not good.
The key to a healthy aquatic ecosystem is
BALANCE
The Path of Water
Stewardship, Monitoring, and Consequences
Full transcript