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Dangerous Water Pollutants

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Joy C.

on 26 January 2014

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Transcript of Dangerous Water Pollutants

Dangerous Water Pollutants
Water Pollutants

are any substances that pollute the water
is a heavy, silver-white, highly toxic metallic element.
may cause blindness, paralysis, brain damage, and even death.

Minamata disease
also known as "Chisso-Minamata disease"
is a neurological syndrome caused by severe mercury poisoning.
Symptoms: ataxia, numbness in the hands and feet, general muscle weakness, narrowing of the field of vision, and damage to hearing and speech. In extreme cases, insanity, paralysis, coma, and death follow within weeks of the onset of symptoms
Itai-itai disease
caused by cadmium poisoning due to mining in Toyama Prefecture, Japan
Symptoms: weak and brittle bones, spinal and leg pain, coughing, anemia, and kidney failure
is a surfactant or a mixture of surfactants with "cleaning properties in dilute solutions."
are nonbiodegradable
contain phosphorus, which stimulates algae growth
is a water-carried waste that is intended to be removed from a community
also known as "wastewater"
is the worst water pollutant
Typical Water Pollutants from Some Industries
1.Chemical products
Soaps and detergents
2. Food Products
Brewed Beverages
Canned and frozen fruits and vegetables
Carbonated beverages
Dairy products
Meat and poultry
3. Coal
4. Iron and Steel
5. Leather Tanning
6. Metal Plating and Finishing
7. Pharmaceuticals
8. Petroleum
9. Pulp and Paper
10. Rubber (natural, synthetic, and reclaimed)
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