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Information about Water Resources

Water Usage Facts

Fixture/End Use Avg. gallons per capita per day Indoor use percent Toilet 18.5 30.9% Clothes Washer 15 25.1% Shower 11.6 19.4% Faucet 10.9 18.2% Other Domestic 1.6 2.7% Bath 1.2 2.0% Dishwasher 1 1.7% Indoor Total 59.8 100% At present the Oak

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Groundwater Fact Sheet

What is Ground Water? U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 93-643   Download pdf How does water get into the ground? When rain falls to the ground, the water does not stop moving. Some of it flows along the land surface

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Useful Water & Conservation Links

Kids’ Ideas for Conserving Water at Home The Value of Water Coalition American Conservation Group Water – Use It Wisely  USGS Water-Quality Information Pages Frequently Asked Questions about Water Quality – answered by USGS  Water Resources of Massachusetts and Cape

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Water Info Resource links – educational

The Water Cycle: Groundwater Storage Groundwater Atlas of the United States About the Water Cycle Groundwater True False Quiz

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Backflow Prevention

Cross Connection Control/Backflow Prevention What is a cross-connection? A cross-connection is any actual or potential physical connection or arrangement between a pipe conveying potable water from a public water system and any non-potable water supply, piping arrangement or equipment including,

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