Water pollution not only damages the water we need to drink but it even affects the ecosystem and all the animals and plants in it. Right now it is seen that water pollution or dirty water is one of the world’s largest problems. We have millions and billions of clean gallons of water and yes it sounds like a lot but not when our earth population is constantly growing and the development of cities keep expanding. There is pressure on our water resources we need to preserve with the increase of cities when it rains and water runs off our roofs and roads they become filled with chemicals that need to be cleaned and purified. This is not a free process the less water we have and the growing demand for water this will raise the price for clean water. Not only do we need water for our consumption but the animals and ecosystems around us need clean good water. Our animals are just as important as the water we need. Global warming is also another factor that is affecting our water sources. Climate change needs to be observed, less rainfall and more droughts around the United States are increasing.
Our earth and environment is composed of about 70 – 75% of water and about 1 – 2% of that is freshwater that can be used for our consumption. Basically we have access to a drop of water out of a full cup. The ocean water is what makes up our majority of it and it is all salt water. It’s mainly clean water but has salt, which we can’t drink or use. There is a process known as