b'Why it MattersWhy This MattersOttawa County Population GrowthFalling water levels Wells dry up (US Census)in our bedrock aquifer systemleaving homes and farms without waterCrops suffer yield loss and decreased qualityRising levels of sodiumPlumbing corrosionand other minerals in our bedrock can occur, and water may aquifer groundwater supply have a foul tasteHealth concerns If left unchecked, may arise for persons withunmanaged growth will diagnosed heart conditions, due to an increased intake ofonly worsen these issuesdietary sodium14print plan.13.indd 14 2/19/2020 12:13:51 PM'