thermal pollutionthermal pollution
Thermal pollution is the harmful release of heated liquid into a body of water or heat released into the air as a waste product of a business.
An example of thermal pollution is water used for cooling in a power plant that runs into a nearby river and harms the river's ecosystem.
the discharge of heated liquid or air into lakes, rivers, etc., as by an industry or nuclear power plant, causing such a rise in the water temperature as to affect the life cycles within the water and disrupt the ecological balance
Industrial discharge of heated water into a river, lake, or other body of water, causing a rise in temperature that endangers aquatic life.