Why is Water Quality Important?

glacier - potable water
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Only 3% of the world’s water is suitable for drinking… 2% of which is found in glaciers and ice, So in reality, only 1% of the earth’s water is accessible and potable!

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The majority of the human body is comprised of water. Water is important to daily life. Quality drinking water is important to our health and well being.

  • We use water daily throughout our homes for cooking, cleaning, bathing, laundry
  • Water is critical to most items we purchase and consume in one way or another
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The hydrologic cycle moves water from the air to the earth and back again.
Water is a natural solvent that dissolves everything it touches.

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  • Air pollution
  • Chemicals
  • Detergents
  • Animal Waste
  • Fertilizers
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides
  • Waste Water
  • Bacteria
  • Sulfur from Smokestacks
  • Lead from Pipe Solder
  • Hard minerals such as Calcium Iron and Magnesium
  • Other minerals such as Limestone and Arsenic
  • The list could go on and on…

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  • The typical person uses about 75 gallons of water a day, roughly equivalent to 800 cans of soda
  • Approximately 4,000 gallons of water are used to manufacture a single automobile
  • The process of making 1 pint of beer requires close to 2 gallons of water
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