- Water that is safe to drink is
- Water is composed of two
elements: HYDROGEN and OXYGEN.
2 HYDROGEN + 1 OXYGEN =
- There is the same amount of
water on Earth now as there was when the Earth was formed. The water from your
faucet could contain molecules that dinosaurs drank.
- Nearly 97% of the world's water
is salty or otherwise undrinkable. Another 2% is locked in ice caps and
glaciers. That leaves just 1% for all of humanity's needs - all its
agricultural, residential, manufacturing, community, and personal needs.
- Water regulates the Earth's
temperature. It also regulates the temperature of the human body, carries
nutrients and oxygen to cells, cushions joints, protects organs and tissues,
and removes wastes.
- 75% of the human
BRAIN is water
and 75% of a living tree is water.
- A person can live for about a
month without food, but only about a
week without water.
- Water expands by 9% when it
freezes. Frozen water (ice) is lighter than water, which is why ice
floats in water.
One ear of corn is 80% water.
- On the average, 50% - 70% of
SUMMER household water is used outdoors for watering lawns and gardens.
- Running the water while
brushing your teeth wastes up to 4 gallons a minute.
80% of the Earth's surface is covered with water.
- The BATHROOM is the room
in the house where most water is used. (The toilet is the number one
water-using appliance in the home).