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Did You Know Water Facts:. By Alexis Carozza and Lauren Weiner. It takes about 300 liters of water to make the paper for just one Sunday newspaper . A five minute shower in an American household will use more water than a person living in a developing world slum will use in a whole day. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Did You Know Water Facts:

Did You Know Water Facts:By Alexis Carozza and Lauren WeinerIt takes about 300 liters of water to make the paper for just one Sunday newspaper.A five minute shower in an American household will use more water than a person living in a developing world slum will use in a whole day.

About half the worlds hospital beds are occupied by someone with a water related illness.80% of all illness in the developing world comes from water born diseases

Water consumption in a US household is eight times that of an Indian household.As little as one dollar can provide clean water for a child in the developing world for an entire year.

Of all the water on the earth, humans can used only about three tenths of a percent of this water. Such usable water is found in groundwater aquifers, rivers, and freshwater lakes. Industries released 197 million pounds of toxic chemicals into waterways in 1990.

More than 79,000 tons of chlorine are used per year in the United States and Canada to treat water.A dairy cow must drink four gallons of water to produce one gallon of milk.

Typically, households consume at least 50% of their water by lawn watering. Inside, toilets use the most water, with an average of 27 gallons per person per day.You can survive about a month without food, but only 5 to 7 days without water.

The water in Lake Tahoe could cover a flat area the size of California 14 inches deep. This amount of water is enough to supply everyone in the U.S. with 50 gallons of water/day for 5 years.Approximately 1 million miles of pipelines and aqueducts carry water in the United States and Canada. That's enough to circle the earth 40 times.