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FUN WATER FACTS

  • Water is our most precious resource

  • Although water makes up 80% of the Earth's surface, Less than 1% of it is fresh water. The rest is salty, frozen or in the atmosphere.

  • Surface water comes from lakes, streams, rivers and/or ponds

  • The average person in the United States uses about 50 gallons of water each day

  • Flushing the toilet uses 26% of the water used in a home

  • Humans can live about 1 week without water