3.4 million people
each year from
People in Africa and Asia have to walk an average of 3.7 miles (6 KM) to collect water.
An average swimming pool loses 1,000 gallons (3,785 L) a month to evaporation and other causes.
The average toilet uses 6 litres (1.6 gal) of clean water in a single flush.
Your bones are composed of 31% water.
of the World's Water Is Drinkable.
Nearly 700 million Chinese people
drink contaminated water.
In Peru, there's a billboard that creates drinkable water out of thin air.
About 1 in 9 people lack access to an improved water source.
Water itself does not conduct electricity well, but the impurities found in water do.
In the Middle Ages
BEER was consumed
more than water
as the alcohol
made it safer.
Hot water is heavier
than cold water.
of the world's fresh water is in Antarctica.
There is a water reservoir floating in space that is equivalent to 140 trillion times all the water in the world's ocean.
Two-thirds of the water used in the average home is used in the bathroom.
Approximately 75% of human feces is made of water.
Each foot contains about 250,000 sweat glands.
The probability that you in any glass of water will find at least 1 molecule of water once drunk by Cleopatra is practically 100%.
Drinking too much water can cause a
Water constitutes only 0.07% of the earth by mass, or 0.4% of the earth by volume.
Water is light turquoise blue
due to the weak absorption in the red part of the visible spectrum.
20% of the world's unfrozen fresh water is in a single lake: Russia's Lake Baikal.
Hot water can freeze faster than
cold water, in some circumstances.
The first known vending machine dates back to the 1st Century AD. It accepted a coin, then dispensed holy water.