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Water is Life. Prepared by the North County Water Agencies. Hey Earthlings!. 3/4 of the Earth’s surface is covered in water. Only 1 percent of the Earth’s water is available for drinking. 10 percent of an iceberg is above ground 90 percent can not be seen!. The water c ycle.

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Water is life

Water is Life

Prepared by the

North County Water Agencies


Hey earthlings

Hey Earthlings!

3/4 of the Earth’s surface

is covered in water.

Only 1 percent of the Earth’s water

is available for drinking.


10 percent of an iceberg is above ground 90 percent can not be seen

10 percent of an iceberg is above ground90 percent can not be seen!


The water c ycle

The water cycle

Condensation

Precipitation

Collection

Evaporation


About watersheds

About watersheds

  • A watershed is the land where the water flows during its journey through the Water Cycle.


What about weather

What about weather?

Inches of rain


Where there is water

Where there is water…

Animals

Plants

People


The ancient days

The ancient days

Before1769

Pottery jars were used to capture rain water for later use.

Before 1796 pottery jars were used to capture rain water for later use.


Spanish missions

Spanish missions

1769 - 1820


Mexican period

Mexican period

1821 - 1848


Early california

Early California

1848 - 1870


California the 20 th century

California - the 20th century


Don t doubt the drought

Don’t doubt the drought

D

R

O

U

G

H

T

+

=

+

(Weather)

(People)

(Animals)


Rationing a share

Rationing a share

What’s fair?

How much do I get?


What in the world

What in the world?

Throughout history, water has been worshipped as a source of life.


Word up

Word up

water

eau

agua

acqua

zou

vann

wasser

mvura

gui

biyo

boAa

rano

ruwa

amanzi

Bishanwuha


Wet your whistle

Wet your whistle

???

In some deserts, rain is so uncommon that people who live there have no word for it.


Not so weird s cience

Not so weird science

  • The are about 8 septillion water molecules in an 8 oz. glass of water!

8,000, 000, 000

000, 000, 000

000, 000


No bones a bout i t

No bones about it

The human body is about 70 percent water


Where oh where

Where, oh where?


Potable not floatable

Potable – not floatable!

Water that is safe to drink is called “potable.”


Working for water

Working for water


Storm drains

Storm drains

Polluted groundwater can stay that way for

over 2,000 years!


Steward you can help

Steward…you can help!

Never litter, always pick up your trash.

Adjust your sprinklers so they do not water the street.

Take your car to a car wash.

Ask your parents to keep the car running well so that motor oil does not leak onto the roadway or on your driveway.

Pick up after your pets.

Recycle, recycle, recycle!

.


Steward you can help too

Steward…you can help too!

Sweep instead of hosing down hard surfaces like driveways.

Turn the water off when you are brushing your teeth.

Wash only full load of clothes or dishes.

Take shorter showers.

Water plants in the early morning.

Water plants only when needed

Think more about using less.


Join our team and become a

Join our team and become a

STEWARD

I will NEVERput water down the drain if there is a better use for it.


Join the poster contest

Join the poster contest

Help teach others about the importance of water!

Prizes

Calendar

Fun!


Thank you

Thank you!

For more information about water conservation, visit

www.carlsbadca.gov/water


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