30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
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!
About 29% of the total water footprint of the agricultural sector in the world is related to the production of animal products.
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.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.
More than 1,300 gallons are required to produce a 12oz steak.
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.
Creating a gallon of ethanol consumes about 100 gallons of freshwater. In some regions, ethanol production can take three or more times that amount.
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 typical chocolate bar has a water footprint of 449 gallons.
A piece of A5 paper has a water footprint of 3 gallons, but amounts vary depending on wood.
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.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.