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Water: The River of Life

How much water is there?

Will water ever disappear from Earth?

Will we have fresh water forever?

How does water get polluted?

Twelve Things YOU can do to Save our Water







waterWill we have fresh water forever?

Even though the water cycle will always recycle water on Earth, and even though it seems like we have an endless supply of fresh, clean water, we don't. At this point in history, human beings are using fresh water faster than it can be replenished by the water cycle. Not only that, but human activities are also polluting or dirtying much of our fresh water supply. This is called water pollution. Drinking polluted water can make people and animals sick. Because of these reasons, it's possible we could run out of fresh, clean water in the future.

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