Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 25 - Environmental Microbiology - Self Quiz - Page 832: 10


(e) All of the above

Work Step by Step

An excess of sewage running into a freshwater reservoir could cause the water to become polluted and nonpotable, could cause an increase in the biological oxygen demand (BOD), could cause oxygen depletion, leading to an increase in the anaerobic microbial population; and large quantities of organic wastes could be left behind, killing off many plants and animals or causing animals to migrate.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.