On average, one large banana has a water footprint of 42 gallons.
About 29% of the total water footprint of the agricultural sector in the world is related to the production of animal products.
73 percent of the Earth's surface water is locked in ice and snow.
Waste generated by animal agriculture in the US has polluted over 35,000 miles of river in 22 states.
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.
One glass of milk has a water footprint of 52 gallons.
Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
Households directly use the most water indoors in the morning (5am to 11am) because of showering and prepping for the day ahead.
The average cheese pizza has a water footprint of 333 gallons.
Irrigation-intensive agricultural diverts 70 percent of the world's available freshwater each year.
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 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.