What kinds of water can I get at home?
We have traced water
to your home. There are three choices for water inside the house. To
follow your own water path, click on the kind of water you have from this
supplied by the town, township, or area in which you live.
a drilled hole on your land from which you get water.
water bought from a water supplier--usually only for drinking.
How does water actually get inside my house?
No matter what kind
of water you have, pipes bring the water inside your house. If you
have a cellar, you should see pipes coming
through the wall from outside. These pipes are not big like the one
we stood in at the reservoir. They are only about 3/4" and
made of copper or plastic. The pipes that go to your kitchen faucet,
to your bathroom, and to your laundry room are attached to this
pipe. This is the final link to seeing how water reaches your home
or sink. Want to find out how faucets work? Click
Now that I have it, how can I save water?
Yes, you can save water, too. We did a lot of
research about water and taking care of the Earth's water was in almost
everything we read. We found out that everyone on the Earth does not
have the same amount or quality of water that we have. We thought
that countries like Africa might have problems because they have a lot of
drought. What we didn't know was that some people in the United
States are having problems, too. Check out our conservation
page to learn how to save water and be an Aqua Duck, too! Check
out our Water Problems page--it's an