Written By Prashant Singh (Grade 10)
Water is a very important natural resource which is required for every activity. It is known as the elixir of life due to its importance in the life of the living organisms. Nowadays, water is considered a public need and it is one of the few resources that can be shared between the members of society. However, despite its importance in everyday life, water is not always treated with respect or care. We now know that due to some usage practices (like discarding sewage) our oceans are becoming more polluted every day.
This article will provides you an extensive list of ways to help you keep your drinking water as clean as possible and make sure that it does not have any contaminating waste from people or animals. It is a guide that will give you information about the best ways of use of water and will teach you about some simple steps that can create better water for your family and for the next generations.
SECTION 1 – WHAT IS WATER?
Water is a natural substance that is made up of molecules. These molecules are composed of atoms and electrons. Water is the only substance that occurs naturally on Earth in all three physical states: solid (ice), liquid, and gas (vapor or steam). Water covers 70% of our planet’s surface. Water is found in a liquid form on Earth due to the high temperatures and pressures at which it exists in this state. It has a vital role in all life forms and represents about 60% of the human body weight. It also makes up about 70% of the earth’s surface.
SECTION 2 – PURITY OF WATER & CONTAMINATING FACTORS
Water is a natural substance that can be used for many purposes. It is an essential component of life and has many properties that are proven to be good. However, water is also an important resource that can be used in order to our benefit. If water is not treated with respect and as a natural resource, it can become very harmful for people and the environment, so it is important to treat water properly when using it for any purpose. Contaminating factors that have been added to water over time have polluted our planet’s water sources and caused many pollution problems.
SECTION 3 – SAFE USE OF WATER
Water is a natural substance that can be used for many purposes. It is essential in our everyday life. However, while there are many ways of using water, it is important to know how to keep water safe and clean in order to protect yourself and your family. Some contaminants that were originally added to water over the ages have polluted our planet’s water sources and caused many pollution problems on Earth.
SECTION 4 – FILTERING AND PURIFICATION SYSTEMS TO KEEP WATER SAFE
Water is one of the most important resources on Earth and is used in many different ways. The water that you and your family drink everyday comes from the water sources in your own house. Most people decide to use the same water source for drinking, cooking, and cleaning. However, it is important to know how to keep water safe and clean in order to protect yourself and your family.
SECTION 5 – DETAILS ABOUT YOUR WATER
Tap water is the water we use to drink and cook with everyday. Tap water comes from the underground wells and is delivered to our house through pipes that are connected directly to our house’s main and kitchen faucet. When drinking tap water, it is possible to have some contaminants that could be harmful for your health. It is important to know how to keep tap water safe.
SECTION 6 – WATER FOR HUMANS
Water is one of the most important resources on Earth and is used for many purposes. It is essential for our daily life. We need to take care of tap water when it comes to our homes, but it is also important to take care of the water in other places, like a park or a swimming pool. Tap water that comes from your house can be taken from the main and kitchen faucet. It is important to know how to keep water safe and clean in order to protect yourself and your family.
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