Tag: water pollution

The Secret Global Sewer System

The Secret Global Sewer System

Hi, this is Alex from MinuteEarth. Farmers are obsessed with water. It makes sense – their livelihoods depend on crops that will die without enough water. So lots of farmers buy expensive equipment to pump tons of water to their fields. In fact, of all the water humans use, 70%

Beach Report – the causes of water pollution

Beach Report – the causes of water pollution

Our beaches and swimming spots are usually good for swimming, but can sometimes become polluted. Why is that? Stormwater run-off is the most common way. During and after rainfall, stormwater washes things like chemicals, faeces and rubbish into our bays and rivers. Children, older people and those with weakened immune