Right now both Rachel and Alyssa live in Michigan, a state surround by thousands of miles of shoreline and four of the five Great Lakes. Our state was also recently affected by the Flint water crisis. Being in an area where water is thought about frequently, we wanted to learn more about how our water gets to us, how its treated, and how we can care for it better. This week we talk to Joan Rose to learn about all the aspects that go into the quality of our water and where it comes from.
Toward the end of the episode, we talked about how the water cycle has changed from the simple circle that we learned in school. Here’s an article that looks at how humans have impacted our water cycle.
If you’re curious how water gets to your tap, check out this resource to find out where your water is coming from!1