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Q: What causes groundwater pollution by arsenic?
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Groundwater, simply, is the water beneath the surface of the ground.

What kind of water pollution is the hardest to track back to its source?

Groundwater pollution.

What foods contain arsenic?

Some fish and seafood contain high amounts of arsenic.This organic type of arsenic is much less harmful to humans than inorganic arsenic from groundwater

What is groundwater contamination?

groundwater is water found below the ground. In many countries such as the UK, Nambia and Bangladesh, groundwater is a major water source for the population. Contamination of groundwater then, is the pollution of this water which often has major ramifications for a population. Major contaminants are nitrogenous fertilizers, and heavy metals found in the soil or rocks. Chalk and even certain types of plants have been used to combat groundwater contamination. Water hyacinth, for example, a plant found in Bangladesh was used to decrease the amounts of arsenic found in the groundwater in that country.

What role does population growth play in groundwater pollution?

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Is groundwater a bad source of freshwater?

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