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Water is Part of an Endless Cycle

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Water Cycle


Every drop of water is on a never-ending journey through the skies, land, streams, living creatures, and back to the sky again.  This miraculous system is called the Water Cycle and it supplies the clean water all living things (including us!) need to flourish and thrive. 
The clean, abundant water we need depends on healthy, functioning parts of the cycle. Forests, streams, glaciers, wetlands and aquifers each play a role. When parts of this natural cycle are weakened or interrupted, the availability of clean water is reduced. Understanding this cycle helps us support nature so that we have the water we need.