How to Get Good, Clean Drinking Water : The Big Picture Approach

How do we get the best, cleanest drinking water for everyone? This might seem like a big of an abstract thought – but it’s important to think about in the big picture. Is it watershed full of grass, or trees? What are the benefits to each one? If it is a forest, could we find one species of tree that gave us the best, cleanest drinking water? These are all questions I took with me this week as I went into the mountains to find out.

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A big thankyou here to everyone at the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory and the USFS. You guys were a great help in my journey to figure out this question.

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