Did You Know?

Facts About Water

  • More than 780 million people in the world lack access to clean water

  • 3.4 million people die each year from a water-related disease

  • 2.5 billion people do not have access to toilets

  • 80% of world’s water consumption is for agriculture

  • Each American uses an average of 100 gallons of water a day at home.
  • More than 25% of bottled water comes from a municipal water supply, the same place that tap water comes from.
  • Water is a finite resource—even though about 70 percent of the Earth's surface is covered by water, less than 1 percent is available for human use.
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What Can You Do?

  • Take shorter showers
  • Turn off the water when brushing teeth and shaving
  • Water your lawn in the morning
  • Upgrade older toilets with more efficient models
  • Collect rainwater to water your garden

Save Water. Save Life.