On Water

With Spring come rains. That got me thinking about water, and water cycles. Water is one of our most important resources, and yet one of our most neglected. We take it for granted that it flows out of our faucets and showers in clean, usable quality.

Did you know there is an urban water cycle?

Here is the link to a short National Geographic article about the urban water cycle:

https://blog.nationalgeographic.org/2014/03/19/the-urban-water-cycle-sustaining-our-modern-cities/

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Did you know water vapor – the water that forms clouds, and thus rain – is only a tiny fraction of our planet’s water resources? Most of the water on earth comes in the shape of oceans, lakes, rivers, ice caps, snowy mountain tops, waterfalls, and any other body of water you can think of.

Here is the link to a short National Geographic article if you would like to learn more:

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/water-cycle/?utm_source=BibblioRCM_Row

 

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