Only 1.3 percent of freshwater is surface waters like lakes and rivers.
People who water their lawn with an automatic timer use 47 percent more water than those who just use a hose.
It takes 3 liters of water to produce 1 liter of bottled water.
Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
One slice of bread has a water footprint of 11 gallons.
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.
20 percent of the Earth's surface water is in lakes.
The average American throws away 20 pounds of food each month or about two-thirds of a pound per person per day.
Crop irrigation accounts for 31 percent of all freshwater withdrawals in the U.S.
73 percent of the Earth's surface water is locked in ice and snow.
About 29% of the total water footprint of the agricultural sector in the world is related to the production of animal products.
One egg has a water footprint of 53 gallons.
More than 1,300 gallons are required to produce a 12oz steak.
A piece of A5 paper has a water footprint of 3 gallons, but amounts vary depending on wood.
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.