He makes springs pour water into the ravines; it flows
between the mountains. They give water to all the
beasts of the field; the wild donkeys quench their thirst.
The birds of the air nest by the waters; they sing among the
branches. He waters the mountains from his upper
chambers; the earth is satisfied by the fruit of his work.
know that 75% of your brain is water? You can live for about a
month without food, but only for about a week without consuming
water. Water is important. Not only do we depend on a
clean supply of water for drinking and cooking, we also use it for
bathing and doing laundry. We use bodies of water for swimming,
boating, and fishing.
depend on water for livestock and also for irrigation.
Industries use water to manufacture metal, glass, and wood products.
Water is also used to produce electrical power.
all of our water come from? In Sioux Center, the city
draws about half of its water from 13 shallow wells, each about
40-45 feet deep, east of town, near Sandy Hollow. The other
half of our water is obtained from two deep wells, about 300 feet deep,
which are located less than a mile west of town.
Why is this important? If we misuse the water we have, there
is no way to get more. It is in everyone's best interest to conserve
and protect our water.
"Millions have lived without love.
No one has lived without water." - Turkish businessman, 1998