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Publication dateJanuary 2006 MBC003 Factsheet - Diffuse Pollution A brief factsheet on the issue of diffuse pollution (pollution that comes from a range of activities without a discrete source). This document defines diffuse pollution and covers types of diffuse pollution, its effects, the costs associated, and links to further reading and resources on the subject. Publication dateSeptember 2004 MBC071 The Hidden Pollution Water quality within the Mersey catchment has significantly improved in recent years due to the large amount of investment in wastewater treatment works. However pollution is still a serious problem with household chemicals, pharmaceuticals and personal care products having unexpected effects in the natural environment. Edwin Colyer explores the damaging effect on the environment that these everyday substances can cause, as well as looking at the issues concerning diffuse pollution from urban and rural sources.