By Rodger Hunter, Cowichan Watershed Board, December 19, 2010
With the rainy season squarely upon us maybe it an appropriate time to review some facts the essence of life.
Let’s start with the big picture and move from global to local.
So how much water is there on the planet?
Earth isn’t called the Blue planet for nothing. The United Nations Environment Program reports the there are 1.4 billion cubic kilometres of water on Earth.
Is the amount of water increasing or decreasing?