One pound of potatoes has a water footprint of 119 gallons.
It takes 520 million MWh of electricity per year to move, treat and heat water in the U.S. this is 13% of the total U.S. electrical consumption.
The average cheese pizza has a water footprint of 333 gallons.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
Together, China and India have 37 percent of the world's population, but are home to just 10.8 percent of the world's water.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
Households directly use the most water indoors in the morning (5am to 11am) because of showering and prepping for the day ahead.
It takes 660 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.
A frack job used 4.5 million gallons, of which a amount approximately 10 to 40 percent flows back to the surface as toxic water.
Creating a gallon of ethanol consumes about 100 gallons of freshwater. In some regions, ethanol production can take three or more times that amount.
More than 1,300 gallons are required to produce a 12oz steak.
The average American throws away 20 pounds of food each month or about two-thirds of a pound per person per day.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 gallons.
A shower leaking just 10 drips per minute wastes 500 gallons of water per year. That's enough water to run your dishwasher every day for two months!