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How does water get to your faucet?

If you live in the

city your water comes from a



The water in the reservoir is collected from

rivers and brooks m o fr

n i a r

and It is stored there and made pure and clean

pipes run under the street the street to carry it to


As long as the level in the reservoir remains

high it can run right to your house without any help because water can climb back to the height where it started.

If you live in the

country your water may come from your own

well or a private storage which was dug deep in the earth to reach the level of water, much deeper than a water reservoir.

is needed to push the water into pipes to travel upward into your house.

This book was designed by Nancy Landaverde for her Word & Image II Class. The typefaces used are Girard Slab and Scala Sans. All images were created digitally

How does water get to your faucet?