Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
Irrigation-intensive agricultural diverts 70 percent of the world's available freshwater each year.
People who water their lawn with an automatic timer use 47 percent more water than those who just use a hose.
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.
A single margherita pizza requires 333 gallons of water, enough to fill almost ten bathtubs!
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
20 percent of the Earth's surface water is in lakes.
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 slice of bread has a water footprint of 11 gallons.
One cotton t-shirt has a water footprint of 659 gallons.
Nitric oxides are released from farms in large quantities due to manure application and are among the leading causes of acid rain.
Crop irrigation accounts for 31 percent of all freshwater withdrawals in the U.S.
Waste generated by animal agriculture in the US has polluted over 35,000 miles of river in 22 states.
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.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 gallons.