Water Facts in Numbers

  • To create one pint of beer it takes 303 liters of water
  • 95 percent of cucumber's weight is water
  • 70 percent of the human brain is water. The average human body is made of up to 65 percent of Newborn babies have, even more, ringing in at 78 percent water.

10 Amazing Reasons You Need To Drink Sufficient Water

  • 80 percent of all illness in the developing world is water-related.
  • A person can live about a month without food, but only about a week without water.
  • 300 tons of water is required to manufacture 1 ton of steel.
  • Each day, we also lose a little more than a cup of water (237 ml) when we exhale it.
  • A water-efficient dishwasher uses as little as 15 liters per cycle but hand washing dishes use 76 liters of water.
  • It takes more than twice the amount of water to produce coffee than it does tea.
  • If the entire world’s water were fit into a 4-liter jug, the freshwater available for us would equal only about one tablespoon.
  • Do you usually take a shower or bath? A bath uses up to 265 liters of water; a five-minute shower uses 38 to 95
  • There is more water in the atmosphere than in all of our rivers combined.
  • Household leaks can waste more than 3 785 411 784 000 (almost $ trillion liters) liters of water annually in the U.S. That’s equal to the annual household water use of more than 11 million
  • At one drip per second, a faucet can leak 11 356 liters in a year
  • 1 gallon of 8 liters of wine requires 3815 liters of water.
  • An average size burger requires 2500 liters of water.
  • 1 slice of bread requires 42 liters of water.
  • 1 apple requires 68 liters of water.
  • A kilo of chocolate requires 12,000 liters of water.
  • 1 sheet of paper requires 10 liters of water.
  • It takes 3500 liters of water to produce 1 kilo of rice.
  • It takes almost 10,000 liters of water to make a pair of jeans.
  • It takes 147,972 liters of water to manufacture a new car.

(Sources: https://www.seametrics.com/blog/water-facts/, UN World Water Day; EPA Water Sense; EPA Water.)