What is non-point source pollution and why is it important?
Non-point source pollution is pollution that is produced over an area and not released from a specific source. These pollutants are washed away by rainwater and eventually enter lakes and streams. Government regulations have drastically reduced point source pollution, such as illegal dumping or leaking storage tanks, and are now targeting non-point source pollution. Non-point source pollution is damaging our lakes and streams by clogging them with sediment and raising levels of specific pollutants in them.

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