A source of pollution that issues from widely distributed or pervasive environmental elements. Compare with point source.
More example sentences
- As he points out, good forestry is part of the solution to nonpoint source pollution.
- Water bodies can violate water quality standards because of either point source or nonpoint source pollution.
- In its program, a state or territory describes how it will implement nonpoint source pollution controls, known as management measures.
Definition of non-point source in:
- The US English dictionary