By Stephen Venneman, Staff Writer and Researcher for Save The WaterTM | June 20, 2019 Introduction With increasing populations comes increasing demand for fresh, potable water. Much of that water comes from underground aquifers and is typically tapped by wells. The wells reach the water, but they also strain the natural resources around them. […]
The California drought this year has put many in danger, from the loss of farmers’ products to the drinking water in smaller communities that depend on wells which are often contaminated from pesticide and fertilizer run-off.
Now is the perfect time for Children to learn about Water Conservation! Paula Pearce, the local author and illustrator of her children’s book, Saving Walter, perfect for grades 3rd and 4th on the subject of water conservation in and around the home, has given two writers workshops to Gravenstein School youth.