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Celebrate Rivers

June is National Rivers Month! Need a good reason to celebrate? Here are just a few to choose from, courtesy of American Rivers

  • In the United States, one out of every three people gets their drinking water from a river or stream (though they might not know it!) 
  • Rivers are good for our economy: people spend about $97 billion each year on river-related recreation and tourism.
  • Fish and wildlife depend on rivers, especially during breeding and migration.

The United States is home to about 2.9 million miles of river to enjoy and protect.

Do Your Part to Protect Water Quality
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