Changing Water: Uses, and Worries

Water is always moving, so is its purpose

Water is a important part of life, and not just for humans. Water has been important since the first living thing on earth. in this article I am going to take you on a journey to the Okanagan 2000 years ago. We know the common uses, bathing, drinking, cleaning, but lets dig a little deeper. Lets discover what we are doing to the water, how have the demands changed?

2000 years ago: The First Nations


To these people, water was sacred, it kept the mind, body, and spirit clean. It allowed for animals and plants to live and grow, which provides food for the people. Water was not a liquid coming from a metal pipe, it was a gift running through the natural land.

Water Worries

150 Years Ago: The European Settlers