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COTTON PRODUCTION IMPACT ON NATURAL RESOURCES DIAGRAM

COTTON PRODUCTION IMPACT ON NATURAL RESOURCES DIAGRAM

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Point Source Pollution

Point source pollution is a term used when it is possible to identify the source of the contamination, A permanent location or fixed facility from which pollutants discharged; any single identifiable source of pollution; e.g., a pipe, ditch, ship, dump, factory smokestack.

Surface runoff water

Surface runoff water is a term used to describe the snow melts or irrigation water above what can infiltrate the soil surface and stored in small surface depressions; a major transporter of nonpoint source pollutants in rivers, streams, and lakes.

Surface water

Surface water is the generic name used to describe all water that is naturally open to the atmosphere (rivers, lakes, reservoirs, ponds, streams, impoundments, seas, estuaries, etc.)

Thermal pollution

Thermal pollution is a term referring to water quality reduction caused by increasing its temperature. The main reason for thermal pollution is waste heat from industrial power generation processes and urban hermetical closed surfaces such as parking space.

Urban runoff water

Urban runoff water Urban runoff is a term used to describe storm water from city streets and adjacent domestic or commercial properties that carries pollutants of various kinds into the sewer systems and receiving waters. See water pollution in the Eco Fashion...