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Where does your water really come from ?

10 Mar

The Nature Conservancy (www.nature.org) published an opinion piece by Misty Herrin titled “Where Does Your Water Come From?” that states after reaching the ground, rain and snowfall “first flows over land into rivers, lakes and aquifers-nature’s water tanks, pipelines and water filtration systems.”

However, this “natural infrastructure” has begun to “break down from abuse and overuse, and lands that feed into our waterways have fewer water-cleaning forests and grasslands.” Herrin argues that the best way “to protect the water resources we all must share is for us to work together, learn how to take care of our rivers and lakes, and get personally involved in protecting them.”

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Posted by on March 10, 2011 in Water

 

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