surface runoff

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surface runoff

[ˌsɜːfɪsˈrʌnɒf] n (Geog) → acque fpl superficiali
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Major environment issues include water pollution from raw sewage, industrial waste, and agricultural runoff, rising deforestation, soil erosion and desertification.
While the reason for that cannot be determined for certain at present, it is likely related to the major release of pollution and agricultural runoff of nutrients from the
The water in the central basin had not been thought of as friendly to cyanobacteria because it is not as warm or nutrient-rich as in the western basin, where nitrogen and phosphorous are plentiful because of agricultural runoff brought in by the Maumee River.
It will focus on four areas: creating inclusive livelihoods and business opportunities in sustainable tourism and fisheries; protecting and restoring coastal and marine ecosystems and key rivers; reducing land-based sources of marine pollution, including plastics, waste-water, and agricultural runoff; and improving sustainability in port and coastal infrastructure development.
The predatory crown-of-thorns starfish, which eat coral, have also proliferated on the reef due to pollution and agricultural runoff.
Nitrogen and phosphorus pollution makes its way into wetlands and waterways in the form of agricultural runoff and untreated wastewater.
I haven't been back there in 20-odd years and I suspect the rivers there are not so clean as I remember, especially due to massive agricultural runoff. I also loved the photos accompanying the feature.
Agricultural runoff is one of the most significant drinking water pollutants, and the data reveal that trace amounts of pesticides and fertilizers are frequent in rural communities.
The river also collects waste matter from sugar refineries, distilleries, pulp and paper mills, and tanneries, apart from contaminated agricultural runoff from the rice bowl of Northern India.
The report stated that the major pollution sources that caused the deficiency of oxygen were household wastewater, industrial effluent, agricultural runoff, and solid waste.
Major pollution sources include household wastewater, industrial effluent, agricultural runoff and solid waste.

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