The Sandusky River begins at Lowe-Volk Park in Leesville. The Paramour Creek and Allen Run converge and the Sandusky River is born!
Gray water is water drained from bathing, washing dishes and clothes or cooking. Gray water can be used to water landscape plants. Some people are installing gray water systems in their homes. This is ecologically “green.”
Visitors to Lowe-Volk Park pond have sighted freshwater jellyfish! When active, they can be seen in the water off the wheelchair accessible dock. They are about the size of a dime but look just like ocean jellyfish.
Species like fairy shrimp and clam shrimp that live in vernal pools lay eggs with a tough shell which allows them to withstand drying out completely and freezing. The eggs remain viable in a dormant state until water returns and the conditions are right for them to hatch. These eggs can remain viable for years before hatching.
Every living thing on Earth is mostly water. An elephant is 70 percent water; a tomato is 90 percent water; of mice and men, water is 65 percent. The CPD Water Carnival is Saturday, August 4 from 11 AM to 3 PM at Lowe-Volk Park.
Half of the world’s fish come from .001 percent of the ocean, along coastal areas.
Water moderates the Earth’s climate because it absorbs and releases heat slowly.
40% of all bottled water sold in the world is bottled tap water.