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...es, rivers, streams) (Vasudevan and Oturan). Over 97% of the earth’s water is too salty to drink, the other 2% is locked in glaciers, and 1% is left for drinking, manufacturing, and nature. We live in a time in history where millions of people don’t have access to clean water, countries like India and Africa. The people who do have access to clean water are over using it. Humans tend to over use water and over pumping ground water. Clean water should be used wisely. Things to prevent water pollution are not flushing liquids or medications down the toilet, should dealing responsibly industrial waste, trash dumping, and the major pollutant waste water. If water pollution keeps up soon safe water will come to an end. Water is the essence of life, all life and earth depends on it. America’s water is far from clean, but it is an effort, effort that everyone has to put in.
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