73 percent of the Earth's surface water is locked in ice and snow.
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.
Households directly use the most water indoors in the morning (5am to 11am) because of showering and prepping for the day ahead.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 gallons.
One pound of potatoes has a water footprint of 119 gallons.
It takes 660 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 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!
People who water their lawn with an automatic timer use 47 percent more water than those who just use a hose.
About 29% of the total water footprint of the agricultural sector in the world is related to the production of animal products.
Nitric oxides are released from farms in large quantities due to manure application and are among the leading causes of acid rain.
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.
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.
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.
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.