Sentence Examples

  • Over 95 percent of people living in rural parts of the United States rely on groundwater for drinking and cooking.
  • Water in the ground, called groundwater, and above-ground water sources like rivers, lakes and oceans can be affected by many different kinds of water pollution.
  • Keep in mind that groundwater is used as drinking water for over 50 percent of the population in urban areas.
  • Even with treatment, the chemicals we use to clean our homes and our bodies can end up in groundwater.
  • Synthetic, petroleum-based chemicals are commonly used as pesticides and herbicides around the coffee plants, and these chemicals leech into the groundwater and pollute the water for the people who live near them.