Pollution: Non-Point Source

Authored by: Ravendra Naidu , Mallavarapu Megharaj , Peter Dillon , Rai Kookana , Ray Correll , W.W. Wenzel

Managing Global Resources and Universal Processes

Print publication date:  July  2020
Online publication date:  July  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138342637
eBook ISBN: 9780429346132
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9780429346132-55

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Abstract

Non-point source pollution (NPSP) has no obvious single point source discharge and is of diffuse nature. Examples of NPSP include aerial transport and deposition of contaminants, rain water in urban areas, fertilizer, pesticide applications, and industrial waste materials.

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