Unformatted text preview: means, if the people at Texas State do not take care of the water in the San Marcos River, it will affect all surrounding areas, such as Austin, New Braunfels, and San Antonio. As I previously stated, the world is about seventy percent water. Water is very valuable to the occupants of this planet that we call Earth. Even though most people understand its value, it is still taken for granted. Many people around the world live without a reliable source of drinking water. Ehsan Masood and Daniel Schaffer, authors of the book, Dry: Life without water, said that “Water is in the air we breathe and beneath the ground we walk on. The very substance of life, it comprises more than sixty percent of the human body. Yet more than one billion people live their lives without reliable and consistent supplies of water. (Page 31)”...
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- Spring '11
- San Marcos, Texas, Edwards Aquifer, San Marcos River