3 Why is Water IMPORTANT ? Water is necessary to all living things People can live for weeks without food, but only a few days without waterWater is a delivery systemNutrients in soilBlood in humans/animalsCarries off bodily wastesOur body is water cooled
4 Why Conserve Water ?We have a limitedamount of water anda growing population!
5 Who Uses Water ? People Industry Farmers SupplyWho Uses Water ?PeopleIndustryFarmersUtilities (making electricity)Water used in 1 day in USA billion gallons450,000,000,000 gallons ( >7 trillion cups )
7 Water Trivia: US needs 115,000,000,000 gals/day of drinking water Daily Water UsageFamily & IndustrialUSJapanGhana (W. Africa)All of Europe450,000,000,000 gallons150,000,000,000 gallons6, 400,000,000 gallons170,000,000,000 gallonsWater Trivia: US needs 115,000,000,000 gals/day of drinking water
8 What Happens to Water That’s Not Consumed ? Goes down the drainDirtySmellyHidden}OOS/OOM&and becomeswastewater
24 How Do We Get Wastewater Up a Hill ? SewerPumpPumpedWastewater(Uphill)GravityWastewater Flow(Downhill)HillIt needs to be PUMPED !
25 What is Sewer Pipe Made Of ? ClayNot Used - Old PipeMetalSpecial CasesConcreteLarger LinesPlasticNew- Most Common
26 Does one size sewer pipe fit all places Sewer Pipe SizeDoes one size sewer pipe fit all placesNOPipe size is increased as more wastewater is introduced from additional homes6”8”10”12”16”20”24”30”36”+
27 No! Can You See Sewer Pipes ? How Do You Know They Are There ? Manhole CoversStreetsSidewalksPrivate PropertyWhere
28 Can You See Sewer Pipes ?Look for the connection from your house to the sewer. Look for your Cleanout,it’s usually in you lawn.
29 Manholes - Why Do We Need Them ? Provide access to sewers toLook atFixCleanMonitor/sampleJoin pipesChange direction/ pipe size/slopeProvide venting