Explore Your Rivers
Water is a resource we take for granted. Most of us can turn on our sinks and showers every day at home, work, and school, and get clean flowing water.
But how does water get from rivers to our tap?
And after we use it, where does it go?
Where does wastewater go after it is used, and how does that affect ecosystems?
Are there sustainable alternatives? (hint - yes!)
Some residents rely only on private wells. How do wells work? What are the benefits and risks? How do wells interact with the water cycle?
This is the most common source of water for Massachusetts residents. Where does that water come from? What are the environmental impacts of this water infrastructure?
These are some big projects with even bigger price tags. How are these different projects funded? Where does that money come from?