Watch 8-year old Aqua and her dog, Sparky, show her family how to conserve water and save money in the online video to the left. This video is intended for kids in grades K-4 and for distribution by parents and teachers. You can also download free accompanying materials for "Aqua: Conserve Water," like the English and Spanish-language comic book and coloring book, as well as various posters, all in PDF format. It's never too early for kids to learn the importance of and value of our most precious resource: Water!
Corn accounts for 8 percent of global water use for crop production.
One slice of bread has a water footprint of 11 gallons.
About 29% of the total water footprint of the agricultural sector in the world is related to the production of animal products.
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.
A single margherita pizza requires 333 gallons of water, enough to fill almost ten bathtubs!
A piece of A5 paper has a water footprint of 3 gallons, but amounts vary depending on wood.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
It takes 660 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.
Only 1.3 percent of freshwater is surface waters like lakes and rivers.
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!
20 percent of the Earth's surface water is in lakes.
Households directly use the most water indoors in the morning (5am to 11am) because of showering and prepping for the day ahead.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 gallons.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
One egg has a water footprint of 53 gallons.
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