Whenever astronomers turn their gaze to the stars in search for extraterrestrial life, they are essentially searching for water. Water is a basic ingredient for life as we know it; water is both essential in the birth and maintaining of life. Despite this crucial role that water plays in our lives, many of us take it for granted as pollution continues to threaten our water sources to this day. Taking steps to understand where our water comes from and how pollution occurs is the best way towards correcting these issues and ensuring that we all have access to cleaner, healthier water.
How Much We Rely on Groundwater
Although planet Earth is covered in water, only around 3% of the world’s water supply is fresh, drinkable water. Moreover, since not everyone has access to a fres