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Did You Know- Facts About Water

Did You Know- Surprising Facts About Water – 20 eye-openers about water.

Water is the most important resource in the world.  Here are 20 of the most amazing facts about water that you may not know. 

  1. 30% of fresh water is in the ground.
  2. About 400 billion gallons of water are used in the United States per day.
  3. Water can dissolve more substances than any other liquid including acid
  4. 70% of the human brain is water.
  5. 80% of all illness in the developing world is water related.
  6. A person can only with about one week without water
  7. Agriculture accounts for 70% of global freshwater withdrawals
  8. 300 tons of water is required to manufacture 1 ton of steel
  9. By 2025 half the world’s people will live in countries with water stress
  10. 1 pound of beef requires 1,799 gallons of water.
  11. It takes more than twice the amount of water to produce coffee than it does tea.
  12. Hot water can freeze faster than cold water
  13. Over 90% of the world’s supply of fresh water is located in Antarctica.
  14. NASA has discovered water in the form of ice on the moon
  15. Water regulates the Earth’s temperature
  16. One apple requires 18 gallons of water.
  17. It takes approximately 70 gallons of water to fill a tub
  18. Water makes up about 66 percent of the human body
  19. Water intoxication is real- Drinking too much water can be fatal
  20. Ten percent of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons of water per day.

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