Water, water everywhere — but how does it get there?

It’s easy to take water for granted. After all, you just turn a faucet and it pours right out. But how does it get to our faucet? We’ll explore the water cycle from rain to your drain. And did you know that space is full of water? It’s one of the most common features of the universe. We’ll also look at all the important things our bodies do with water — and how that’s a cycle too. Caution: this episode may make you very thirsty.

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The Minneapolis water treatment plant (Photo by Molly Bloom)

The Minneapolis water treatment plant (Photo by Molly Bloom)

Producer Marc Sanchez with water quality manager George Kraynick and co-host Ian.

Producer Marc Sanchez with water quality manager George Kraynick and co-host Ian.

Pump at the Minneapolis water treatment facility.

Pump at the Minneapolis water treatment facility.

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Pipes underneath the Minneapolis water treatment facility

Pipes underneath the Minneapolis water treatment facility.

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IMG_4515George and Ian after the tour.