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.
One egg has a water footprint of 53 gallons.
The average cheese pizza has a water footprint of 333 gallons.
Households directly use the most water indoors in the morning (5am to 11am) because of showering and prepping for the day ahead.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 gallons.
The average American throws away 20 pounds of food each month or about two-thirds of a pound per person per day.
Only 1.3 percent of freshwater is surface waters like lakes and rivers.
One pound of potatoes has a water footprint of 119 gallons.
A piece of A5 paper has a water footprint of 3 gallons, but amounts vary depending on wood.
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.
Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
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.
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.
One glass of milk has a water footprint of 52 gallons.