GROUNDWATER is the water stored in the pores and other openings in rocks below ground. It is a precious resource which must be safeguarded for the benefit of mankind.
- Groundwater comprises 96% of all liquid fresh water on earth
Think of this groundwater stored beneath our feet as the savings in your bank, or the financial reserves of a nation.
Most (97%) of the world’s water is sea water. Two-thirds of the freshwater, is ice. Groundwater comprises 96% of the freshwater which we can utilise.
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