The Origins of Barnstable’s Drinking Water
January 13, 2017
By: Michael J. Egan
One of our most critical components to life here in the Town of Barnstable lies just beneath our feet.
But have you thought of exactly where our drinking water come from?
All drinking water in the Town of Barnstable comes from the ground. We don’t get it from reservoirs, lakes or reverse osmosis. We pump it from a thin layer of fresh water, an aquifer, that exists between the ground surface and sea level. And researching this key conservation issue—clean water in our estuary and beneath the ground—is the DNA at Three Bays Preservation Inc.