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Freshwater ecosystems are aquatic systems which contain drinkable water or water with almost no salt in it.
Fresh water provides the majority of our nation's drinking water . It also provides recreational opportunities and a means of transportation. In addition, freshwater ecosystems are home to numerous organisms like fish, amphibians, aquatic plants, and invertebrates.
Waterfalls. © Maurizio Biancarelli 2008,
Waterfalls. © Maurizio Biancarelli 2008,

A lake is a large body of fresh clean drinkable water.
Wetlands are areas that support aquatic plants. Rivers, lakes, marshes, swamps, and bogs are all considered wetlands. Wetlands have the highest species diversity of all ecosystems. Lakes and rivers can all most be found every where.

Sydenham, S. & Thomas, R. Water Biome : Fresh Water [Online] (2000)