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Long Islands Drinking Water

Long Islands Drinking Waterhttp://www.leapingmedia.com/groundwater.html1

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NorthSouthFire IslandLong IslandSoundGreat South BayYou are here

Atlantic Ocean3

Magothy AquiferRaritan Clay LLoyd AquiferUpper Glacial Aquifer4PermeabilityAbility of water to flow through

Impermeable Water cannot flow through5

PrecipitationEvaporationEvapotranspirationEvaporation while falling7

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Water TestspH : a measure of acidityTurbidity : a measure of suspended matter Color : the relative clarity of the water. Hardness : the amount of calcium and magnesium in the water. Alkalinity(total) : the amount of carbonate, bicarbonate, and hydroxides in the water. Chlorine: Added to disinfect water by destroying bacteria and algae. Corrosion: deterioration of metal parts which are slowly eaten away by oxidation or rusting. (Iron & Copper)

How old is your water?

11Can we influence our groundwater?

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