Recent events have brought to light something we take for granted every day—water. Most would agree that water is essential to life (in fact, the average American uses 176 gallons of water per day!), but not many know that chemistry is essential to water, especially to clean, fresh drinking water. That’s why we have released a new video in conjunction with the UN’s #WorldWaterDay and the White House Water Summit that highlights the many ways that chemistry keeps our water flowing.
Elementary chemistry tells us that water in itself is a chemical (H2O). But, it also needs chemistry for human use and consumption. For more than a century, chemistry has helped purify, protect, and conserve water so communities around the globe can thrive. How? Let’s dive in…
Chemistry treats water for safe consumption
Chemistry delivers water through our communities
Chemistry conserves water with new technologies
So the next time you go to turn on the tap, chemistry has already been hard at work to ensure that you have safe and clean water. From source to tap, chemistry keeps precious water flowing.
View the video here: https://youtu.be/CTB7iiYVYq8