March 11-17, 2018 is National Groundwater Awareness Week. With our commitment to a fair distribution of environmental benefits and burdens as well as equal protection from environmental hazards, we must spread the word about groundwater.
According to Kevin McCray, Executive Director of the National Groundwater Association, “Some 44 percent of the U.S. population depends on Groundwater, the water that fills cracks and other openings in beds of rock and sand, for its drinking water supply – be it from either a public source or a private well. In rural areas, that number is about 96 percent.”
Read more from McCray here.