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National Groundwater Awareness Week – 2020


Today marks the start of NGWA’s Groundwater Awareness Week in Australia! Did you know over 50% of the world’s population rely on groundwater as their primary drinking water source?
Keeping our groundwater free of contaminants is essential for ensuring stable freshwater sources into the future!


Fact Sources:


1U.S Geological Survey (2020). “Where is Earth’s Water?” USGS Water Science School. Accessed 09 March, 2020 from:


2Pacific Institute. (2010). “WORLD WATER QUALITY FACTS AND STATISTICS” Accessed 09 March, 2020 from:


3 Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. (2020). “Great Artesian Basin”.  Accessed 09 March, 2020 from:
4 The National Groundwater Association (2020). “Groundwater Awareness Week”. Accessed 09 March, 2020 from: