by Chris Oxlade


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Each book in this series examines a key utility used by the average household. This book looks at water, and examines how we use it, how it gets to our homes, what happens to dirty water, and environmental issues arising from the ways we use water in our homes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432965723
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Series: How Does My Home Work?
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 712,447
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: NC540L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 6 Years

About the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

Table of Contents

Why Do We Need Water? 4

Where Do We Get Water? 6

How Does Water Get to My Home? 8

Why Does Water Come Out of a Faucet? 10

Where Does Dirty Water Go? 12

Why Does Dirty Water Need to Be Cleaned? 14

How Much Water Do We Use at Home? 16

Can We Use as Much Water as We Want? 18

How Can We Use Less Water? 20

Keep a Water Diary 22

Glossary 23

Find Out More 24

Index 24

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