Question

Freshwater can be obtained directly from _____.

A

Precipitation

B

Surface run off

C

Groundwater

D

All of the above

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Solution

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Correct option is D)

Freshwater sources include:

  • Groundwater - Water found in shallow aquifers beneath the earth's surface. This water is generally found at depths up to 2,000 feet deep.
  • Precipitation: It is nothing but the rain water which is an important source of fresh water. In fact it is the purest natural source of freshwater.
  • Surface water - Water found in streams, rivers, lakes, and reservoirs.

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