Think that’s clean water coming out of your faucet? Think again. New studies have found a host of contaminants in tap water.ChlorineHow did it get in there? Most treatment plants contaminate tap water with chlorine to kill things like parasites and viruses found naturally in freshwater sources.Harmful effects: In small doses, chlorine, is a lifesaver: …
Représentation du développement durable : ⇨ Social Prosperity: Opportunities for all people to enjoy basic needs and rights, including equality, respect, education and comfortable standards of living. ⇨ Economic Growth: A secure and robust financial and industrial basis for employment, growth, income and enterprise. ⇨ Environmental Conservation: Desirable levels of air and water quality and preservation of natural resources, biological diversity and the natural environment.
Possible school experiment to show importance of wetlands/riparian zones! This shows the importance of plants in our soil. Plants like trees and grasses help purify ground water. Without them the ground water gets polluted and harder to clean and drink.
INFOGRAPHIC: How to Keep Your Drinking Water Safe—A History of Water Quality
Water is a vital substance not just for living organisms but also in the manufacture and processing of nearly everything. Therefore oil rides on the back of water, and fresh water is dwindling. Why Water is the New Oil