exciting time of year—the 2012 Summer Olympics in London are in full
swing! If you are like me, you are drawn
into the excitement of watching 10,960 athletes from 205 countries compete for
the ultimate prize--a gold medal for their country. Their preparation has been intense and has
consumed not only the last four years but a major part of their lives. It is an ongoing battle for them to stay diligent
and focused on their prize.
Like the Olympic gold medal, groundwater is our precious prize that we need to protect and conserve everyday of our lives. It’s the water we drink, it grows the food on our table and it nourishes our communities. Individuals can do several things to protect and conserve groundwater:
4) Dispose of chemicals properly.