August 06, 2015
Thursday Getaway: Groundwater Explained
This exceptionally well crafted video is a great reminder of the interconnectedness of everything here on Earth. As this video puts it, " Drawing from one source can deplete the other,” and: “If we keep managing water this way, we put the whole system at risk.” Take a few moments to watch this short video and learn about the disconnect between current water policy and the scientific facts of our water sources. This article from TakePart writes: "Scientists may understand the interconnectedness of the water system—that wells and streams can draw from the same source “is accepted as a basic principle of hydrogeology,” according toProPublic. But the cause and effect isn’t taken into account when it comes to water policy and water rights."