The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 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.
It takes 660 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
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!
69 percent of global freshwater is stored in glaciers and ice caps.
Waste generated by animal agriculture in the US has polluted over 35,000 miles of river in 22 states.
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, each American directly uses more water outdoors (101 gallons per day) than indoors (69 gallons per day).
More than 1,300 gallons are required to produce a 12oz steak.
Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
On average, one large banana has a water footprint of 42 gallons.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
Households directly use the most water indoors in the morning (5am to 11am) because of showering and prepping for the day ahead.
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.