Where does the water in your tap come from? Fresh water accounts for only 3% of the earth's water supply and only 1% of that is available to us in lakes and rivers or in the atmosphere. But how much do we use for drinking water and what else do we use fresh water for? Watch this video to find out how NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement satellite is tracking our fresh water supplies.
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Geography > Levels 7 and 8 > Geographical Knowledge > Water in the world > VCGGK105
Classification of environmental resources and the forms that water takes as a resource
Geography > Levels 9 and 10 > Geographical Knowledge > Environmental change and management > VCGGK145
Environmental, economic and technological factors that influence environmental change and human responses to its management
Rivers, NASA, Fresh Water, Human Impact, Water Resources, Geography
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