Groundwater and surface water can both become polluted by human activities (as well as through natural causes). This can be a problem for humans as well as other organisms.
A range fo pollution management strategies can be applied to prevent or minimise the extent of the pollution, or clean it up after the pollutants have have entered the system.
|1||Aquatic pollutants including sewage|
|3||Testing for water quality and the use of biotic indices|
|4||Water pollution management strategies|
- Compare the dissolved oxygen content of at least three different water samples using the Winkler method.
- Use secondary data to compare and contrast the impact of water pollution in two named areas.
“Describe and evaluate pollution management strategies to tackle fertiliser-related eutrophication.” [9 marks]
The essay should marked using the Paper 2, Section B essay markbands.