|THE MAGIC OF WATER||REEC HOME||Year 2-6 HOME||WATER CONTENTS|
43. How does water get to my house?
Just a small part of a map showing the filtration plants, water storage reservoirs, pumps and pipes which take water to your house.
A lot of people go to a lot of effort to get water to you. How many things are so important that we go to this much trouble to take it direct to our houses?
From the treatment plant, water is pumped to reservoirs located at high points above towns. From the reservoirs, the water flows down by gravity to the houses. The futher down hill from the reservoir your house is, the more water pressure you will have.
Next: what happens to water when it leaves my house?
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