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Post your photos of possible wastewater pollution! / ¡Postea tus fotos de aguas posiblemente residuales! 📷

by bhamster , alejobonifacio | August 18, 2021 16:35 18 Aug 16:35 | #27577 | #27577

Lead image: Outfall into Hattiesburg South Sewage Lagoon, Healthy Gulf, CC BY NC


Have you observed any strange smells or odd-colored water where wastewater is released into the environment?


Whether it's treated or untreated, share your photos of local wastewater discharges in the comments section below and we can collectively try to figure out how treatment might be failing. You might also want to take note of the pollution's location (but no need to share it here).

For more observable signs of under-treated organic wastewater (for example, sewage), check out this comment by @jesseslone: https://publiclab.org/questions/bhamster/07-28-2021/what-are-some-observable-tell-tale-signs-of-wastewater-pollution#c29094

And for more information about photo documenting murky water for advocacy, see this post by @gretchengehrke: https://publiclab.org/notes/gretchengehrke/09-18-2015/photo-documentation-of-turbid-waters-for-advocacy


¿Has sentido olores desagradables o visto agua de colores extraños donde se liberan aguas residuales al medio ambiente?


Ya sean aguas tratadas o sin tratar, te invitamos a que compartas tus fotos de descargas de aguas residuales locales en la sección de comentarios a continuación y podemos colectivamente tratar de averiguar cómo podría estar fallando el tratamiento. Es posible que también desee tomar nota de la ubicación de la contaminación (pero no es necesario que la comparta aquí).

Para obtener más signos observables de aguas residuales orgánicas sin tratar (por ejemplo, cloacas), consulte este comentario de @jesseslone: https://publiclab.org/questions/bhamster/07-28-2021/what-are-some-observable-tell-tale-signs-of-wastewater-pollution#c29094

Y para obtener más información sobre fotografías que documentan el agua turbia para documentar contaminación, consulte esta publicación de @gretchengehrke: https://publiclab.org/notes/gretchengehrke/09-18-2015/photo-documentation-of-turbid-waters-for-advocacy


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¡Hola! Los últimos días fui al río Suquía en Córdoba, Argentina y tomé algunas fotos ...: flash de cámara: En este lugar se supone que solo llega agua de lluvia Mirá esto: point_down:

Hi there! the last days I went to the Suquía River in Córdoba, Argentina and I took some photos... 📸 In this place it is supposed that only rain water comes Check this 👇

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