Crop irrigation accounts for 31 percent of all freshwater withdrawals in the U.S.
One pound of potatoes has a water footprint of 119 gallons.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 gallons.
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.
Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
Nitric oxides are released from farms in large quantities due to manure application and are among the leading causes of acid rain.
Households directly use the most water indoors in the morning (5am to 11am) because of showering and prepping for the day ahead.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
Corn accounts for 8 percent of global water use for crop production.
A typical chocolate bar has a water footprint of 449 gallons.
On average, each American flushes 18.5 gal. of water down the toilet every day. More than any other uses like taking showers or washing dishes.
It takes 660 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.
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!
One cotton t-shirt has a water footprint of 659 gallons.