Sunday, November 4, 2007

Why should we care if we manage our water wisely?

Water Efficiency, Human Health, and the Environment

Depleting reservoirs and groundwater aquifers can put water supplies, human health, and the environment at serious risk. Lower water levels can lead to higher concentrations of natural contaminants, such as radon and arsenic, or human pollutants, such as agricultural and chemical wastes. Using water more efficiently helps maintain supplies at safe levels, protecting human health and the environment.
(source: EPA)

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