Water Pollution Vocabulary and Questions

Water Pollution Vocabulary and Questions


Water Pollution Vocabulary and Questions

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater), very often by human activities.

Water Pollution Vocabulary

body of watewater quality
environmentToxic substances
water pollutiongroundwater
Surface waterOcean water
SewageWaste water
Toiletplastic consumption

Water Pollution Exercises

Read the options and identify if it  is cause and effect or a way to prevent water pollution

  1. Sewage and waste water:___________________________________
  2. Use water wisely:___________________________________________
  3. Do not throw chemicals down the sink:______________________________
  4. Septic Tanks:______________________________________
  5. Diseases:________________________________________
  6. Don’t throw rubbish to rivers:______________________________
  7. Don’t overuse fertilizers:____________________________________
  8. Disruption of food-chains:__________________________________
  9. Ocean and marine dumping:________________________________
  10. Don’t overuse fertilizers:_____________________________________
  11. Destruction of ecosystems:___________________________________
  12. Industrial waste:_____________________________________________
  13. Oil Pollution by Oil Industries:__________________________________
  14. Death of aquatic  animals:_____________________________________

Water Pollution Conversation Questions

  1. What’s water pollution?
  2. What can you do to prevent water pollution?
  3. What are the effects of water pollution on humans?
  4. What are the effects of water pollution on animal?
  5. What are some of the effects of plastic consumption in the environment?
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