Watch 8-year old Aqua and her dog, Sparky, show her family how to conserve water and save money in the online video to the left. This video is intended for kids in grades K-4 and for distribution by parents and teachers. You can also download free accompanying materials for "Aqua: Conserve Water," like the English and Spanish-language comic book and coloring book, as well as various posters, all in PDF format. It's never too early for kids to learn the importance of and value of our most precious resource: Water!
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 gallons.
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.
Creating a gallon of ethanol consumes about 100 gallons of freshwater. In some regions, ethanol production can take three or more times that amount.
A typical chocolate bar has a water footprint of 449 gallons.
Crop irrigation accounts for 31 percent of all freshwater withdrawals in the U.S.
Corn accounts for 8 percent of global water use for crop production.
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.
Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
One slice of bread has a water footprint of 11 gallons.
73 percent of the Earth's surface water is locked in ice and snow.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
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!
20 percent of the Earth's surface water is in lakes.
It takes 660 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.
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