1. What are the two sources where we get drinking water? 1. Groundwater 2. Surface water 2. Does healthy drinking water have a taste or smell? No 3. Are there small, living organisms in drinking water? Yes
There are two major sources of water: Groundwater - found below the ground where it accumulates in between soil and rocks. The volume of water can range from small to very large similar to above ground creeks, rivers and lakes, found in bodies of water that resemble underground lakes called aquifers. Surface water - found on the Earth's surface in lakes, rivers, dugouts and reservoirs
Drinking water should be: Clear, Colourless, Odourless
1. Define pollution. 2. List 5 ways that water is polluted. 3. List 4 ways in which water is filtered. 4. What part of the water purification process was represented by pouring the polluted water through the strainer? 5. What happened when the filtered water from the strainer was allowed to settle in a test tube and what is this process called?