Corn accounts for 8 percent of global water use for crop production.
One cotton t-shirt has a water footprint of 659 gallons.
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.
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.
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!
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
A piece of A5 paper has a water footprint of 3 gallons, but amounts vary depending on wood.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 gallons.
Only 1.3 percent of freshwater is surface waters like lakes and rivers.
People who water their lawn with an automatic timer use 47 percent more water than those who just use a hose.
73 percent of the Earth's surface water is locked in ice and snow.
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.
It takes 3 liters of water to produce 1 liter of bottled water.
Crop irrigation accounts for 31 percent of all freshwater withdrawals in the U.S.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.