Archive | August, 2015

Common Types of Soil Contaminants

Soil is a valuable resource for applications such as farming and construction of residential and commercial buildings. Unfortunately, the quality of the land can be compromised through pollution resulting from anthropogenic activities. In simple terms, soil contamination refers to the presence of hazardous materials, usually man-made, in the soil. These alter the natural physical and […]

Understanding The Different Waste Water Systems And How They Work

Water is a precious commodity that should be conserved at every turn. Unfortunately, a lot of reusable water goes down the drain daily, thanks to domestic processes such as cooking, dishwashing, clothes washing, bathing, toilet flushing, hand washing and gardening. While all these water uses are important, a lot can be done to recycle most […]