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Descriptor English: Non Point Source
Descriptor Spanish: Fuente no Puntual
Descriptor Portuguese: Fonte não Pontual
Descriptor French: Source non Ponctuelle
Entry term(s): Diffuse Pollution Source
Diffuse Pollution Sources
Diffuse Source of Pollution
Diffuse Sources of Pollution
Non Point Sources
Non-Point Pollution Source
Non-Point Source
Non-Point Source of Pollution
Non-Point Sources
Nonpoint Source
Nonpoint Source of Pollution
Nonpoint Sources
Source of Non Point Pollution
Source of Non-Point Pollution
Source of Nonpoint Pollution
Sources of Diffuse Pollution
Sources of Non Point Pollution
Sources of Non-Point Pollution
Sources of Nonpoint Pollution
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.587.477.421
Scope note: Non-point sources of pollution: are often termed [sources of] \'diffuse\' pollution and refer to those inputs and impacts which occur over a wide area and are not easily attributed to a single source. They are often associated with particular land uses, as opposed to individual point source discharges. Nonpoint source (NPS) areas of focus are land use and land cover driven. Categories of nonpoint source[s of] pollution include Agriculture, Forestry, Hydromodification and Habitat Alteration, Marinas and Boating, Abandoned Mines: Resource Extraction (Abandoned Mine Drainage), Roads, Highways and Bridges, Urban Areas, Wetland/Riparian Areas. Different types of land use will influence what types of Nonpoint Source water quality concerns affect a given waterbody. Under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, states, territories and tribes must identify categories of nonpoint source pollution as part of an assessment report required for obtaining a Section 319 grant. (From: EPA: US Environmental Protection Agency. Available in: https://www.epa.gov/polluted-runoff-nonpoint-source-pollution/types-nonpoint-source) Nonpoint source of water pollution: Any source of water pollution that does not meet the legal definition of "point source" in section 502(14) of the Clean Water Act. (From: EPA - Environmental Protection Agency. Available in: https://www.epa.gov/polluted-runoff-nonpoint-source-pollution/what-nonpoint-source) A nonpoint source includes stationary and mobile sources that are individually small compared to point sources, but collectively large, such as wood stoves, motor vehicles and lawnmowers. It also includes sources whose emissions are spread out over a broad area, such as prescribed burning.” (British Columbia Air Quality. http://www.bcairquality.ca/101/pollutants-sources.html)
History Note: 2017
Related: Non-Point Source Pollution MeSH
Point Source DeCS
Point Source Pollution DeCS
DeCS ID: 56242
Unique ID: DDCS056242
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Non Point Source - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062047
Scope note Non-point sources of pollution: are often termed [sources of] \'diffuse\' pollution and refer to those inputs and impacts which occur over a wide area and are not easily attributed to a single source. They are often associated with particular land uses, as opposed to individual point source discharges. Nonpoint source (NPS) areas of focus are land use and land cover driven. Categories of nonpoint source[s of] pollution include Agriculture, Forestry, Hydromodification and Habitat Alteration, Marinas and Boating, Abandoned Mines: Resource Extraction (Abandoned Mine Drainage), Roads, Highways and Bridges, Urban Areas, Wetland/Riparian Areas. Different types of land use will influence what types of Nonpoint Source water quality concerns affect a given waterbody. Under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, states, territories and tribes must identify categories of nonpoint source pollution as part of an assessment report required for obtaining a Section 319 grant. (From: EPA: US Environmental Protection Agency. Available in: https://www.epa.gov/polluted-runoff-nonpoint-source-pollution/types-nonpoint-source) Nonpoint source of water pollution: Any source of water pollution that does not meet the legal definition of "point source" in section 502(14) of the Clean Water Act. (From: EPA - Environmental Protection Agency. Available in: https://www.epa.gov/polluted-runoff-nonpoint-source-pollution/what-nonpoint-source) A nonpoint source includes stationary and mobile sources that are individually small compared to point sources, but collectively large, such as wood stoves, motor vehicles and lawnmowers. It also includes sources whose emissions are spread out over a broad area, such as prescribed burning.” (British Columbia Air Quality. http://www.bcairquality.ca/101/pollutants-sources.html)
Preferred term Non Point Source
Entry term(s) Diffuse Pollution Source
Diffuse Pollution Sources
Diffuse Source of Pollution
Diffuse Sources of Pollution
Non Point Sources
Non-Point Pollution Source
Non-Point Source
Non-Point Source of Pollution
Non-Point Sources
Nonpoint Source
Nonpoint Source of Pollution
Nonpoint Sources
Source of Non Point Pollution
Source of Non-Point Pollution
Source of Nonpoint Pollution
Sources of Diffuse Pollution
Sources of Non Point Pollution
Sources of Non-Point Pollution
Sources of Nonpoint Pollution



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