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Drinking Water: Bottle or Tap? (2008)

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A huge bottled-water industry has recently emerged, with the U.S. its largest consumer. But is bottled water actually healthier, safer, or tastier than tap water? A water expert explains that bottled water does not meet the same strict standards in the U.S. as water from the tap, though tap-water quality can vary among communities.

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Elementary
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00:09
Drinking Water: Bottle or Tap?

Underground Aquifer Water: Precision Farming (2008)

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Despite its wonders, Earth's water cycle does not spread water evenly around the planet. The Ogallala AquiferÂ’s huge underground reservoir of water gives the relatively dry Central Plains states such as Nebraska a large but limited irrigation source. But the aquifer's water is being used up faster than it is beng replenished.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:09
Underground Aquifer Water: Precision Farming