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There are 4 types of water pollutions. ~Toxic:       - Chemicals that kill organisms       - Fishing is banned when high levels are found       - Examples:Pesticides and herbicides, gasoline, oil, household cleaning products, paints and solvents, battery fluid, industrial waste and DDT.. ~Sediment:       - Dirt, minerals,sand and silt eroded from land and washed into the water       - Reduces sunlight that can reach plants which provide food to underwater animals       - Clogs gills of fish, smothers oysters ~Nutrient:       - Too much nitrogen and phosphorous       - Causes too much algae growth whish clouds water and limits sunlight from reaching plants       - Causes by sewage plant overflow, leakage from septic tanks, factory discharge, fertilizers and animal manure ~Bacterial:       - Too much bacteria in the water       - Sources are sewage treatment facilities, leakage in septic tanks and animal manure
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