Civil Engineering Environmental Engineering is important for creating the ways that we get safe water, air, and even buildings to work and live in. Most of us go about our days without any particular concern about how that sort of thing gets done, but it takes quite a bit of work. What’s important about how we handle water is that it’s so easily polluted and yet we rely on it for life.
If water is not adequately filtered, a lot of pesticides end up in it. The pesticides sink into the soil and then eventually find their way into the waterways as well. Americans use 2.2 billion pounds of pesticides yearly, which means that a lot of that is ending up in the water. Some reports state that in the U.S. as many as 45 percent of streams, 47 (more…)
Mar 21 2018