The Upstate is blessed to have clean water
Clean water is a basic need for human life, and for many of us it is not something that requires a lot of thought or effort. However, for nearly one billion people worldwide, clean water is a rare commodity. These people don’t have access to the water they need for hydration, hygiene and irrigation. The lack of such a vital resource impacts every aspect of their lives.
So what is the reason that clean water is so scarce?
Contamination is a large contributor to the scarcity of clean water. In developing countries, industrialization, urbanization, and population growth create a greater need for clean water. However, the resulting usage and pollution from garbage, chemicals, and manufacturing waste contribute to the shortage of its availability. In some countries, lack of filtration for natural bacteria in water and deficient sanitation for human waste can lead to toxic pollution of water sources. Some communities are not educated on the topic of pollution, or have no alternative water source, and are left to rely on contaminated water.
But the Upstate is different. Renewable Water Resources takes clean water seriously. It is our top priority.