If we do not stop pollution our water will become like the water in the picture and that's really gross. Also it will be really bad for fish and other water animals that need water and we also need water ourselves. Dirty water is one of the biggest health risk. and with polluted water farmers wont be able to grow crops and all the stuff we pollute will end up in the ocean.In developing countries 70 percent of un used wastes are dumped into fresh water. Pollution actually increases disease. "Pollution likely affects over a billion people around the world, with millions poisoned and killed each year" . Pollution causes chronic illness neurological damage and shortened lifespan. People who live in places with high levels of air pollutants have a 20% higher risk of death from lung cancer than people who live in less-polluted areas. "Recycling and composting prevented 85 million tons of material away from being disposed of in 2010, up from 18 million tons in 1980." "More than 100 active pesticide ingredients are suspected of causing cancer, birth defects, and gene mutation.".