Fun Facts About Water
Here at Stonybrook Water Company we just love water. Afterall, the company is centered around providing people with the most refreshing, clean and environmentally friendly water on the entire planet! Now that you understand how much we love water, we felt it would be fun to pick our brains as well as do some research to find 11 random, fun and interesting facts about water. Enjoy and read below.
11 Facts About Water
1.) Out of all the water treated by public water suppliers, less than one percent of it is actually drinking water.
2.) About 80% of the water the United States uses is for irrigation & thermoelectric power.
3.) Groundwater can take around a human lifetime to just travel the distance of 1 mile! How far have you traveled just today?
4.) How much water do you think the average United States person uses each day? Believe it or not, the number is anywhere between 80-100 gallons. The largest amount of this is actually taken up by flushing the toilet.
5.) On an average day, enough rain falls on the US to cover the entire state of Vermont with 2 feet of water.
6.) Did you know that around 25% of bottled water on the market is actually drawn from municipal taps?
7.) Thankfully it rains because if not, we’d be in trouble. Each day the sun evaporates a trillion tons of water.
8.) It takes over two times as much water to produce coffee compared to tea.
9.) There is more fresh water located in the atmosphere than compared to all the rivers on earth.
10.) As water freezes, it expands by 9%.
11.) Water is the only substance on Earth which occurs naturally in all three forms of matter: solid, liquid, gas.
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