On average, each American directly uses more water outdoors (101 gallons per day) than indoors (69 gallons per day).
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.
20 percent of the Earth's surface water is in lakes.
Nitric oxides are released from farms in large quantities due to manure application and are among the leading causes of acid rain.
73 percent of the Earth's surface water is locked in ice and snow.
Cooling water discharged from a coal or nuclear plant is hotter--by an average of 17°F in summer--than when it entered the plant.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
The average cheese pizza has a water footprint of 333 gallons.
On average, one large banana has a water footprint of 42 gallons.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
On average, each American flushes 18.5 gal. of water down the toilet every day. More than any other uses like taking showers or washing dishes.
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.
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.
More than 1,300 gallons are required to produce a 12oz steak.