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This Drinking Water Week, get to know your local H2O!
You turn on the tap and clean water flows into your sink. Simple, right? Wait a second, what do you really know about where your water comes from, why it is "fit to drink" or how many people in your community are involved in providing it to you?
Here is a snapshot of public drinking water in Oregon:
Most of us don't think about or understand how drinking water systems work. It takes natural, human and financial resources, as well as physical, chemical and biological processes, to bring safe water to your home.
Believe it or not, every individual contributes to drinking water quality See the following resources for ways to conserve and protect your drinking water.
Additional information about Drinking Water Week, including free materials for download and celebration ideas, is available on the AWWA Drinking Water Week webpage.
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