What happens when
  1. cooking medium is made to flow down a drain
  2. insecticides, motor oil, paints are poured down the drain
  3. tea leaves, cotton swabs and old soft toys are thrown into the drain.

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 6

  1. When a cooking medium is made to flow down a drain, it may choke the pipes causing drainage problems and water spills. If the cooking medium reaches the soil, it will clog the pores in the soil causing aeration problems which result in the death of useful microbes present in the soil, a decrease in soil fertility, and soil pollution.
  2. If insecticides, motor oil, and paints are poured down the drain, they may choke the pipes causing drainage problems. On reaching the agricultural field; they clog the pores of soil leading to aeration problems. If the discharge reaches the water bodies, it pollutes the water and may cause various harmful diseases in aquatic animals.
  3. Tea leaves, cotton swabs, and old soft toys may choke the drain if they are made to flow down the drain leading to drainage problems.
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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:20:30

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