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Test your water awareness. Click on the best answer to each question below and find
out if you are a Water Wizard!
To find out more, click on the links below each
According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the
average amount of water one person uses on a daily basis is:
To find out more information visit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency site
Region 3 Water Protection Division and
EPA’s Games and Online Activities.
According to the United States Geological Survey it takes how many gallons
of water to make a single serving of hamburger?
Visit the United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Water Science for Schools website and find out how much water it
takes to make some more of your favorite foods.
What poses the greatest threat to rivers and streams?
Visit the River Network to find out more.
What is a watershed?
Visit the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s
Surf Your Watershed website to find out additional information about
the watershed you live in.
How many stream miles does Pennsylvania have?
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) has provided
information about the importance of our rivers and streams on their website.
If you think you have an impaired stream you can:
Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has loaded their
website with information on how to become more involved with monitoring the
streams within your watershed.
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