Types of pollutants

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There are many sources of pollution in our waters. In addition to point sources such as sewage and industrial waste, a great deal of water pollution comes from non-point sources such as agricultural runoff, and stormwater drainage. Common water pollutants include pesticides, lead, arsenic and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

Chemical compounds

Biological compounds

Physical process