• Water Use, Withdrawal and Consumption: What Does It All Mean?

    Water use can take two forms - consumption or withdrawal. It's important to understand the difference between the two.

  • How the United States Uses Water

    Our water resources aren't limitless. We need to protect and conserve them, especially since the average American water footprint is nearly twice the world's average.

  • The Water Footprint of Food

    What we eat - our diet - makes up about 50 percent of our total water footprint, which includes the large volume of "virtual water" needed to produce food.

  • The Hidden Water in Everyday Products

    Although unseen, millions of gallons of water go into the products we buy and use, which makes consumer awareness an important step towards water conservation.

  • The Importance of Clean Water

    In the US we're fortunate to have billions of gallons of clean water delivered daily to our homes, then piped away when we're done. Unfortunately, a lack of infrastructure funding could threaten our water.

Water is a part of our daily lives. We use it inside and outside of our homes. We need it to produce the food we eat, the products we buy and the energy we use. Find out more in these posts.