The Infographics Show - Water

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\f0\fs24 \cf0 Water\ Water is essential to everyday life for drinking,
cooking, bathing, cleaning, and landscaping.\ \
In a day,\ \
Europeans use about 50 gallons of water\ Americans use 100 gallons\
400 billion gallons are used in u.s.\ Those living in sub-saharan Africa use 2-5
gallons\ \
36 million gallons are leaked in the new York city water supply system\
200 gallons can be wasted by a running toilet\ \
1 drip per second can become 30000 gallons per year\
\ A bath uses up to 70 gallons.\
\ A shower uses 10-25 gallons\
\ More than 25% of bottled water comes from
the same place as tap water; a municipal water supply\
\ Drinking 8 glasses of water a day from water
bottles will cost up to\ $1400 over a year. \'a0Drinking from the tap
will cost about 50 cents per year.\ \
\ \
55-78% of a humans body weight is made up of water\
\ 97% of water is salt water, 3% is fresh .3%
of which is found at the earths surface\ \
68.7% of earths fresh water is unusable because it is in glaciers\
\ More water is found in the atmosphere than
all of the rivers of the planet combined\ \
Water is the only compound on earth that naturally exists in solid, liquid, and gas\
\ Water can dissolve more substances than any
other liquid\ \
\ \
It takes,\ \
10 gallons to make a single slice of bread\ 713 gallons to produce a cotton t-shirt\
1000 gallons to make 1 gallon of milk\ 634 gallons to produce one burger}