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Water stagnation occurs when water stops flowing. Stagnant water can be a major environmental hazard. Malaria and dengue are among the main dangers of stagnant water, which can become a breeding ground for the mosquitoes that transmit these diseases. Stagnant water can be dangerous for drinking because it provides a better incubator than running water for many kinds of bacteria and parasites. Often times, stagnant water is contaminated with human and animal feces, particularly in deserts or other areas of low rain. Stagnant water may be classified into the following basic, although overlapping, types: To avoid ground and surface water stagnation, drainage of surface and subsoil is advised. Areas with a shallow water table are more susceptible to ground water stagnation due to the lower availability of natural soil drainage. Excessive watering may cause ground or surface water stagnation. Some plants prefer flowing water, while others, such as lotuses, prefer stagnant water. Various...
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