Eye-opening Facts About Water

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    A running toilet can waste up to 200 gallons of water each day.

    Water covers 70.9 percent of the planet’s surface.

    Newborn babies have even more, ringing in at 78 percent water.

    The average human body is made of 50 to 65 percent water.

    Everywhere there is liquid water on Earth, there is life. Even if that water is nearly boiling, or the area is skin-burningly acidic.

    It takes 15,000 litres of water to produce 1 kg of beef.

    A five-minute shower uses 200 litres of water.

    Two-thirds of that water is within your cells.

    The Sun and other stars like it create the equivalent of 100 million times the water in the Amazon river every second.

    There is ice on the poles of the moon, and on the poles of Mars and Mercury.

    All the water on Earth arrived in comets and asteroids. It happened between 4.5bn and 3.8bn years ago, a period called the Late Heavy Bombardment.

    Water is the second most common molecule in the universe. The most common is hydrogen gas, H2.

    Water is sticky. The molecules love to stick to things, especially each other. It's what gives it such a large surface tension. It keeps you alive: it means water can pull blood up narrow vessels in the body, often against the force of gravity.

    If all that water was evenly spread over the Earth's surface it would have a depth of 3,700 metres.

    There are about 1.5 billion cubic kilometres of water on Earth that's 1.5 billion trillion litres, or 800 trillion Olympic swimming pools.

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