as well as an old-fashioned tap set into the ground. Many people do not realize how vital and important groundwater is. It’s an essential part of the natural world and helps keep the soil fertile for food crops. This video by UNESCO shows the importance of groundwater.
Did you know over half of the world’s inhabitants depend on groundwater on a daily basis? 40 percent of water utilized to drink, bathe and irrigation in the United States comes from groundwater. Groundwater provides 99% of the water consumed in Denmark. The groundwater resources are essential to the lives of humans, therefore it is essential that they are protected. Groundwater management is becoming an increasingly important industry, as the climate changes and droughts have become more frequent. To reduce the risk of water contamination as well as health issues, we have to pay more attention to the drilling practices and agricultural practices.