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.
73 percent of the Earth's surface water is locked in ice and snow.
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.
Crop irrigation accounts for 31 percent of all freshwater withdrawals in the U.S.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 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.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
On average, one large banana has a water footprint of 42 gallons.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
The average American throws away 20 pounds of food each month or about two-thirds of a pound per person per day.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 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.
On average, each American directly uses more water outdoors (101 gallons per day) than indoors (69 gallons per day).