People who water their lawn with an automatic timer use 47 percent more water than those who just use a hose.
More than 1,300 gallons are required to produce a 12oz steak.
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.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 gallons.
About 29% of the total water footprint of the agricultural sector in the world is related to the production of animal products.
One glass of milk has a water footprint of 52 gallons.
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.
The average cheese pizza has a water footprint of 333 gallons.
Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
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.
Irrigation-intensive agricultural diverts 70 percent of the world's available freshwater each year.
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.
It takes 660 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.