Types of Pollution

Non-Point Source Pollution

This pollution comes from many different sources. Excess fertilizers, herbicides, oil, grease, chemicals, sediment, bacteria from pet waste and failing septic systems are a few sources. Non-point source pollution is the remaining leading cause of water quality problems.

Point Source Pollution

This pollution is any single identifiable source of pollution. Factories and sewage treatment plants are to examples of places that may produce point source pollution.

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