Water makes up the majority of the planet and even on dry land it is never too far away with lakes, streams, and rivers littering the landscape. Water offers fun and beauty, but this week is the week to recognize the water that we drink which is by far the most important role water plays in our lives.
Drinking Water week was started by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) over 30 years ago and they continue to celebrate and bring awareness to communities across the country. The AWWA works to protect public health by providing safe and sufficient water for everyone. Keeping drinking water safe can be done by following a few easy steps, then the water everyone drinks can be made safe to drink.
Providing safe water is only half the battle, with so many drink options available it is just as important to actually drink the water. Most people will drink lots of water when they exercise but every system in the body is dependent on water. Even sitting at a computer reading this you could use some water.
Growing up I was always told I didn’t drink enough water, now as an adult it is no longer outside sources telling me to drink more water it is that little voice in my nagging at me. Luckily it is easy to add more water in your daily life with just a few easy tips. After all, walking to the break room to fill a water bottle is nothing when you think about how far some people have to travel for drinkable water.
Just don’t drink it too fast.
For more photos of drinking water check out Newscom.
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