Learn About Water
Water helps nearly every part of the human body function. Considering that our bodies are almost two-thirds water,
understanding water's important role in the body can be a fountain of health. The following are just some general water facts:
Water is required for expiration.
Over 42,000 gallons of water are needed to grow and prepare the food for a typical Thanksgiving dinner for eight.
An acre of corn will give off 4,000 gallons of water per day in evaporation.
Blood is 92% water.
Moistens oxygen for breathing.
Each day the sun evaporates 1,000,000,000,000 (1 trillion) tons of water.
Water is the only substance on earth naturally found in three true element forms. They are solid, liquid, and gas.
80% of the earth's surface is water.
72% of U.S. consumers have concerns about some aspect of their water supply, and almost 50% worry about possible health
contaminants in their drinking water.
Currently EPA estimates that at least a half-million cases of illness annually can be attributed to microbial contamination in drinking
Helps body absorb nutrients.
Bones are 22% water.
The United States uses 100 billion gallons of water for the irrigation of crops per day.
In the United States, we use approximately 25 trillion gallons of fresh water each year.
In a 100-year period, a water molecule spends 98 years in the ocean, 20 months as ice, about two weeks in lakes and rivers, and less than
a week in the atmosphere.
Muscles are 75% water.
A single birch tree will give off 70 gallons of water per day in evaporation.
Brain is 75% water / Moderate dehydration can cause headaches and dizziness.
Water is the most common substance found on earth. The only water we will ever have is what we have right now.
Up to four million children under age five die annually from diarrheal diseases caused by poor drinking water.
Every eight seconds a child dies of a water-related disease.
Studies show up to 75% reduction in disease occurrence after investment in water purification.
The average American drinks approximately 14 gallons of bottled water a year.
On average, a human uses 70 gallons of water per day.
We are using our fresh water faster than we are recharging our groundwater.
The first water pipes made in the U.S. were fire-charred, bored-out logs.
There are over 1 million miles of water pipelines and aqueducts in the United States and Canada, enough to circle the globe 40 times.
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