Environmental Impact of September 11th
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Drinking water background info

  • Where does drinking water (DW) come from?
    • In Connecticut, about one fourth of people get their DW from a private well, usually in more rural settings. Sixteen percent of the US population uses a private supply, according to the USGS.
    • In Connecticut, 77% get their DW from a public water supply (PWS), mostly in urban or suburban settings.
  • How much water do Americans use?
  • How does a public water supply (PWS) work?