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Water Has Always Been Our Way Of Life. United States Geological Survey.

Water Has Always Been Our Way Of Life. United States Geological Survey.

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Water is a shared resource. It flows between communities; the water used upstream is also used downstream. But it is not always shared equally. Water’s usefulness – and our unquestionable need for it – makes it a valuable commodity. Disputes over access and availability of water happen regularly, throughout the world, our country included.   The United States Geological Survey (USGS) found at least four high-quality still water marks between ' – 19’ above mean sea level (MSL) in Mexico Beach, Florida, from Hurricane Michael.

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