|EPA Nonpoint Source Pollution results|
Nonpoint Source Pollution: According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Nonpoint Source Pollution (NPS) results from land runoff, precipitation, atmospheric deposition, drainage, seepage or hydrological modification. The term "non-point source" is defined to mean any source of water pollution that does not meet the legal definition
"Point Source" pollution can be loosely defined as concentrated pollutants having originated from a pipe of some kind; usually an outlet pipe from an industrial source, but can also mean pollution coming from a ditch or other outlet with agricultural origins.
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