Water Pollution in Eastern United States
Water pollution is a major problem in the United States. All over the world, water pollution is increasingly becoming a major public health concern as statistics shows rising level of pollution in major waterways. Since sustenance of life on earth depends on water, water pollution is a major threat to life on earth. As more waterways become polluted, the amount of clean water available for domestic use is decreasing at an alarming rate. Most source of pollution emanates from human effort to make their lives better, but animal, on land and in ocean, becomes the major culprit of the rising level of water pollution. For example, recent studies have revealed that whales have a higher concentration of carcinogenic chemicals which are endangering their lives. Water pollution is particularly dangerous because all these chemical pollutants may end up in our bodies, which will come with devastating health consequences.