With a seemingly limitless H2O supply, most Americans rarely think about water conservation. That is, until drought strikes -- or a freshwater supply becomes tainted -- and water's fragile finiteness is thrust into the spotlight.
Ensuring an abundance of clean water is something we could all think more about, not only to avoid drought but also to protect our health, the food we consume, and the integrity of the ecosystem.
What You Can Do
Here are some simple water conservation tips from environmental advocacy group The Nature Conservancy:
In celebration of World Water Day 2010, Kraft Foods is donating 100 percent of the net profits from its Crystal Light products sold on March 22, 2010, to The Nature Conservancy. To learn more about The Nature Conservancy's water conservation efforts, visit nature.org.
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