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water pollution

Definition:
Any substance or energy form (heat, light, noise, etc.) which alters the state of a body of water from what would naturally occur. Especially associated with those altered states which human value judgements have decreed as bad.
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Entry Terms:
  • contaminants in water
  • contamination of water
  • water contamination
  • water contaminants
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/5217
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2020-09-01