Water quality describes the condition of the water. This includes the chemical, physical, and biological characteristics, with respect to its suitability for a particular purpose or use, such as drinking or swimming. Click the link to learn more about water quality.
Did you know 5-10 million people die from illnesses because of polluted water? Check out this video to learn all about water pollution and how we can help our waterways get cleaner.
Water on Earth
Did you know that every drop of water that is on the planet today, is all the water there has ever been? This means water can be millions of years old. In this video they discuss how much water is on our earth and the water cycle.
Why are watersheds important?
Taking care of our watershed is very important. Not only do our actions change our local watershed but it also changes everything downstream. Click on the video below to learn why we should care about our watershed. Stay tuned to focus on pollution and water quality to learn how we can prioritize the importance of our watershed.
Introduction: What is a watershed?
Welcome to Watershed Wednesday! We will be sharing bi-weekly posts with tips and information on how to care for your watershed.
Check out the information below to learn more about your watershed and stay tuned in the upcoming weeks for more fun information and activities!
A watershed is everything around us. Everyone who lives on land, lives in a watershed. Our actions affect the soil, water, air, plants, and animals. Be on the lookout for posts on more information on watersheds and how you can improve them!
Written by Abigail Stewart
Abigail is KWA's Environmental Education Leadership Corps Member.