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Did You Know?

  • One person uses about 123 gallons of water a day!

  • You are about 65% water. If you weigh 60 pounds that means you are 40 pounds of water!

  • About 80% of the Earth is covered by oceans and seas.

  • About 97% of the Earth's water is in the oceans and seas.

  • About 2% of the Earth's water is ice (from the frozen glaciers.)

  • A person can live for weeks without food but can only live a few days without water.

  • Tomatoes are 95% water.

  • Apples are 80% water.

  • Earthworms as also 80% water.

  • The water we drink is the same water that the dinosaurs drank millions of years ago.

  • A person consumes 2 1/2 quarts of water per day from water and food to stay healthy.

  • If a faucet drips one drop per second, it wastes about 888 gallons of water a year.