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.
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.
A single margherita pizza requires 333 gallons of water, enough to fill almost ten bathtubs!
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.
People who water their lawn with an automatic timer use 47 percent more water than those who just use a hose.
The average cheese pizza has a water footprint of 333 gallons.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 gallons.
Only 1.3 percent of freshwater is surface waters like lakes and rivers.
A piece of A5 paper has a water footprint of 3 gallons, but amounts vary depending on wood.
About 29% of the total water footprint of the agricultural sector in the world is related to the production of animal products.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
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.