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.
One egg has a water footprint of 53 gallons.
Irrigation-intensive agricultural diverts 70 percent of the world's available freshwater each year.
73 percent of the Earth's surface water is locked in ice and snow.
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.
Power plants in the US withdraw 143 billion gallons of fresh water every day; more than irrigation and 3 times that's used for public water supplies.
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.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
A single margherita pizza requires 333 gallons of water, enough to fill almost ten bathtubs!
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
One glass of milk has a water footprint of 52 gallons.
On average, each American directly uses more water outdoors (101 gallons per day) than indoors (69 gallons per day).
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!
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.