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Conserving water for a better tomorrow

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Do you know how much water we use daily? Everyday, Americans are using more and more water than needed, while in many 3rd world countries, families are dying of diseases caused from drinking and using unclean water. Here are some ways we can help those less fortunate

You Should Know....

How You Are Involved

An average American uses more than 1,000 gallons of water every day, while an average vegan uses about 600 gallons. That's more than 30,000 gallons of water every month!(National Geographic, 2010)

We use way more water than necessary. For instance the amount of water used to make your laptop could wash 70 loads of laundry.(National Geographic, 2010)

A pair of jeans and a cotton shirt takes about 7133 gallons of water to make.(Tan, 2012)

This Is How You Can Help....

Clean water is a vital resource and we don't have so much left. With our growing population, we're going to run out pretty soon. Here are some simple things you can do to conserve water.
Using water efficient shower heads saves water too. Every minute you are in the shower, you use up to 10 gallons of water
. Turning off the the shower while soaping can save 20-30 gallons of water. (Kaye&Cousteau, 2012)

The Global Soultion

The global solution still includes you! You can join a water conservation program or a help the needy charity. Here's one that does both!

Jane Goodall's Roots Andd Shoots

Visit for more information...

Roots and Shoots is an organization who helps the community in small ways, making the outcome BIG. You can donate to the and/or you can do some fieldwork and help them build a better life for others. For more information visit the website listed above.


Kaye, Cathryn Berger., and Philippe Cousteau. Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Pub., 2010. Print.

Tan, Debra. "How Much Water Do You Use? | China Water Risk." China Water Risk. Chinawaterrisk. Web. 17 Jan. 2013. <>.

"Water Conservation Tips." National Geographic. 2010. Web. 16 Jan. 2013. <>.