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Water

How Much Water Do You Use?

Some surprising facts about how much water you might actually be using
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A running toilet can waste up to 200 gallons of water per day.

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$0.002 per gallon is the average cost of US municipal tap water.

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Agriculture uses about 80% of all US freshwater.

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68.7% of the fresh water on Earth is trapped in glaciers.

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Approximately 400 billion gallons of water are used in the United States per day.

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It takes six and a half years for the average American residence to use the amount of water required to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool (660,000 gallons).

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In one year, the average American residence uses over 100,000 gallons (indoors and outside).

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At 50 gallons per day, residential Europeans use about half of the water that residential Americans use.

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Residents of sub-Saharan Africa use only 2-5 gallons of water per day.

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It takes more water to manufacture a new car (39,090 gallons) than to fill an above ground swimming pool.

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Download Dropcountr to keep track of your water use and minimize water waste!

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