Saturday, February 7, 2009

Water facts you should know!

  • 70 % of the Earth’s surface is covered by water.
  • 97 % of the Earth’s water is too salty to drink.
  • One in six people around the world do not have access to clean water.
  • The average household uses 7.6 liters of water each day for brushing teeth.
  • The average North American household uses 646 liters of water each day.
  • A faucet that drips once every second wastes 3.8 liters of water each day!

 

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