No more fresh water?

By Cameron,Negeen,Erica,Audrey

Water Usage

People use 410,000 million gallons of water per day in the United States. In daily life, 16.8% of water is used in showers. Also 26.7% of water is used for using the restroom. California withdrawls about 20,000 to 46,000 million gallons per day. Three-fourths of the freshwater is withdrawn in California for irrigation.

Water distribution

There is 96.5% of salt water making up our Earth's water. There is less fresh water than slt water; only 68.7% of our fresh water make up our Earth's water. There is even less fresh groundwater than both salt and fresh water; there is only 30.1% of fresh groundwater. People receive there water from water sources like lakes and rivers.

Water Conservation

There are many ways to help save earth's water like:

  • Take 5 minute showers it will save up more than 1,000 gallons

  • Don't take baths they use up to 70 gallons of water

  • Turn off faucet while brushing your teeth it saves up 400 gallons a week for a week

  • Run your washer and dishwasher only when full

  • Don't overfill your pool

  • Use one cup for water so you don't have to wash so many cups
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