April: Soils Clean & Capture Water | Daily Dirt

April showers bring May flowers. While we know that water is essential for all living organisms, we often overlook soils role in our water supply. As part of the International Year of Soils campaign, we will dive deeper into the water of the soil throughout the month. Healthy soil normally filters and cleans water, while water that drains through contaminated soil could be contaminated prior to ever arriving in lakes and streams. The effect of soil on our water supply is just one reason why healthy soil is so important.

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