Groundwater Cycle

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Groundwater Cycle

Groundwater is found beneath the Earth's surface and takes all the cracks and pores that are in rock material.Groundwater makes up about one-third of all freshwater on the planet.Steps of the water cycle:*Evaporation*Condensation*Precipitation*Runoff*Infiltration*Transpiration


According to the EPA, 40% of people living in the United States use groundwater for drinking, cooking, cleaning, showering, and all other types of activities. 97% of people living in rural areas of the nation also use groundwater.

Farmers use water to grow our food which is an important need. No water, no farming, no food. Farmers have been the makers of our natural resources for generations, and have provided jobs and commerce.

(Step by step process of how groundwateris relevant to real world issues)

Citation:"Viewpoints: Farmers Want Reasonable Groundwater Regulation, Too." Sacbee. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Jan. 2015. "Why Is Groundwater Important?" Why Is Groundwater Important? N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Jan. 2015."Water Questions ' AnswersHow Important Is Groundwater?" How Important Is Groundwater? Water Science Questions and Answers, from the USGS Water Science School. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Jan. 2015.


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