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WATER TRIVIA FACTS

​ ​How much water does it take to process a quarter pound of hamburger? Approximately one gallon
​What is the total amount of water used to manufacture a new car, including new tires? 39,000 gallons
​Does water regulate the earth's temperature? Yes – it is a natural insulator
​How long can a person live without food? About a month
​How long can a person live without water? Between 3-4, depending upon conditions
​On the average, how much water is used to hand wash dishes? 20 gallons
​How much of the earth's surface is water? 80%
​Of all the earth's water, how much is ocean or seas? 97%
​How much of the earth's water is suitable for drinking water? 1%
​ Is it possible for me to drink water that was part of the dinosaur era? Yes
​How much does one gallon of water weigh? 8.34 pounds
​How many gallons of water would it take to cover one square mile with one foot of water? 219 million gallons
​How many gallons of water do you get per acre, when it rains one inch? 27,000 gallons per acre
​How much of the human body is water? 66%
​How much of a chicken is water? 75%
​How much of pineapple is water? 80%
​How much of an ear of corn is water? 80%
​How much water does it take to process one chicken? 11.6 gallons
​How much water does it take to process one can of fruit or vegetable? 9.3 gallons
​How much water does it take to process one barrel of beer? 1,500 gallons
​How much of the world's water is frozen and therefore unusable? 2%