Putting Drinking Water First
- We can’t all live upstream: Smaller water bodies are connected to larger water bodies downstream.
- Natural water infrastructure: Streams and wetlands play a vital role in healthy watersheds.
- Protect drinking water: Streams and wetlands affect drinking water quality and quantity.
This is the second in a series of white papers that illustarate the importance of Putting Drinking Water First. Read the first paper here.
Recent incidents of widespread drinking water service disruption have drawn attention to the importance of protecting drinking water sources from contamination.