You could survive about a month without food, but you could only survive 5 or 6 days without water.
Less than 1% of all the water on Earth is available or clean enough to drink. The rest is salty or frozen.
How much water does a person take in over a lifetime? The average person takes in about 16,000 gallons of water in his or her lifetime.
Families turn on the faucet an average of 70 times in one day.
Once evaporated, a water molecule spends ten days in the air.
Water serves as nature’s thermometer, helping regulate the Earth’s temperature.
Every person in America uses about 160 gallons of water a day. During medieval times a person used only 5 gallons per day.
2/3 of the water your family uses is used in the bathroom. About 2 gallons of water are used when you brush your teeth. Flushing a toilet requires 2 to 7 gallons of water, and a 10 minute shower can use 25-50 gallons of water.
About 48,000 gallons of water are used to produce the typical American Thanksgiving dinner for eight people.
Water makes up 80% of an earthworm, 70% of a chicken and 70% of an elephant. Water also makes up 90% of a tomato, 80% of pineapples and corn and 70% of a tree.
The amount of water is constant and recycled throughout time. It is possible to drink water that was part of the dinosaur era.
A water molecule stays in the ocean for 98 years, in ice for 20 months and in lakes and rivers for 2 weeks.
Where does the water go? About 70% evaporates into the air, 3.12% is used for industry, 2.46% is used for irrigation, 0.42% is used in cities, and the last 24% are unused precipitation that returns to the sea.
To stay healthy, you need 2 to 3 quarts of water each day. Four hundred gallons of water are recycled through our kidneys each day.
The most common substance found on Earth is water. Water is the only substance found naturally in three forms: solid, liquid and gas.
Your body is 2/3 water. Your brain is 3/4 water.
You can refill an 8 oz. glass of water approximately 15,000 times for the same cost as six pack of soda pop.