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新概念英语口语宝典第二册 Lesson 21-1 The Problem of Water pollution 水污染问题(mp3+双语)

A:Well,no one could survive without water. But you see water pollution has been making more and more water unable for drinking.

A:没了水咱们谁都活不了。但你看吧,水 污染正使越来越多的水没办法供人饮用。

B:Yeah. Water pollution has long been a major concern among the environmental issues.

B:是啊。长期以来水污染一直都是环境问 题中备受关注的。

A:But what are the sources of water pollution?

A:但它是由什么引起的呢?

B:There're many causes,but which could generally be divided into two categories, i. e. direct and indirect contaminant sources.

B:有很多原因,但可以归为两类,即直接污 染和间接污染。

A:Well,direct ones are the pollutants directly from factories,refineries,waste treatment plants etc.,aren’t they?

A:嗯,直接污染是指工厂、冶炼厂,废水处 理厂等地方直接排出来的废物是吧?

B:Yeah. They’re emitted directly into urban water supplies.

B:对。它们不经处理直接就排到城市居民 的饮用水源里了。

A:But what about the indirect ones?

A:那间接的又是什么呢?

B: Indirect sources include contaminants that enter the water supply from soils or groundwater systems and from the atmosphere via rainwater.

B:间接污染物是从泥土或地下水系统中以 及通过雨水从大气中进人水源的有害 物。

A:I see.For the sake of us all,we should take an active part in the prevention of it.

A:我知道了,为了我们自身,我们大家都应 该积极投人到防止水污染的活动合去。

B: Sure. It's an issue asking for everyone’s participation.
 

B:就是。这是个人人都该参与的的活动。

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