4 Types of Water Pollutants

According to the World Health Organization, any foreign matter either natural or other sources which contaminate and pollute the water or the water supply making it harmful for human and aquatic life is termed water pollution. Various types of water pollutants are

Types of Water Pollutants

  1. Biological pollutants: Viruses, protozoa, fungus, bacteria, algae
  2. Organic chemical agents: Gasoline, pesticides, insecticides, oil
  3. Inorganic chemical agents: Acids, nitrates, phosphates, salts
  4. Physical pollutants: Suspended solid particles, heat

Also, Read 6 Major Types of Pollution

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