Do You Know the Origin of Your Local Drinking Water?
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Have you ever wondered where your local drinking water originates? If you have public water supplies, you can call your water company and ask them if your water is drawn from underground aquifers or if it is drawn from local rivers, streams, or reservoirs. If you have well water, you can call your local environmental control agency and ask about the aquifers that lie beneath your property. You may discover that both public and private well water has traveled a great distance to get to your home.
The Nature Conservancy has produced this second video to help you map where your water originates: