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Water and Air Pollution
Transcript of Water and Air Pollution
Period between 1760 and
Even though it changed the
game with the advances in
technology, the pollution
behind it was terrible for
London became notorious for its incredibly high air pollution concentrations.
smog, which contains fog and smoke was constantly in the sky.
high levels of smog can be deadly, in 1873, around 700 Londoners died from smog in one week
air pollution also caused the fatal diseases as water pollution such as chlorea, and typhoid
Factories began releasing pollutants into rivers and streams
The rivers passed through urban areas and became receptacle for human waste.
An infectious and often fatal bacterial disease of the
small intestine, typically contracted from infected
An infection bacterial fever with an
eruption of red spots on the chest and
abdomen and severe intestinal
Auto emissions increase the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, which in turn contribute to global warming.
Particle pollution is microscopic and derived from a complex mixture that can include ash, soot, diesel exhaust, chemicals, metals, and aerosols. In the western U.S., many come from diesel buses, trucks, and heavy equipment, as well as agriculture and wood burning,