Warning: H2O is becoming scarce

By: Adam, Makayla, BritneyN, and CameronC

Water Usage

To estimate the average human uses 80-100 gallons of water a day.The largest use of household water is to flush the toilet, and to take showers and baths, this takes up about 26 gallons daily. The average Californian uses about 181 gallons of water a day.

Water Distribution

-2% of water is stored in icy glaciers

-97% of earth's water is salt water

-30.1% is groundwater

-earth's surface is 70% water

-96.5% is ocean water

How to Conserve Water

1. To preserve water, time your showers for five minutes.

2. If you spot a leak, tell you parent or guardian.

3. Avoid water toys that required a large amount of water.

4. Put a nozzle on your hose to limit water us.

5. Wash your pets outside on grass.