How do they Extract Freshwater?
Aquifers are underground layers of rock that contain water that can be brought up to the surface through natural springs or by pumping. The water that is contained underground is one of the most important sources of water on earth. About 30% of freshwater is located underground, and freshwater is also found in wetlands, streams and rivers. About 69% of the world’s freshwater is located away in glaciers and ice caps. Freshwater can be found in a range of different rocks, but most productive aquifer is found in porous permeable rocks such as, sandstone or open cavities and caves of limestone aquifers.
What do they use freshwater for?
Water is used for many things, it used 70% for farming, 22% for industry, and 8% for home drinking, washing, and watering. Most of Fresh Water is used in farming and agriculture. Water is mostly found as a liquid, it can also be a gas (water vapour) or a solid (ice). Fresh water for drinking comes from rivers, lakes, creeks, and dams. 97.5% of water is salt water and 2.5% is freshwater. 70% of freshwater is frozen in polar ice-caps, 30% lies underground and less than 1% of freshwater is available for human consumption
GDP of Canada's Freshwater
How many jobs does the industry employ?
Being employed for a job related to freshwater requires you to have great understanding about water and should have deep understanding of what position you choose to work in also you need to learn about the degree requirement, career options and their job duties.