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Water Facts

February 12

Did you know…?

  • Buildings use 12.2% of all potable water consumed. This represents 15 trillion gallons of water per year.
  • Less than 1% of all freshwater is readily accessible for human use.
  • A quarter of all clean water that enters the home is used to flush toilets.
  • A ten minute shower uses 50 gallons of water.
  • Millions of people in the world live on less than 3 gallons each day. The average American uses about 160 gallons.
  • Central Florida could run out of water in less than 5 years.

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February 12