It takes 200,000,000 litres per second to grow food for the planet
Human blood is 83% water
Over 90% of the world's supply of fresh water is located in Antarctica
70% of the Earth is covered with water but only about 1% of the world's water is readily available for human use. Nearly 97% is salty or otherwise undrinkable. Another 2% is locked in the ice caps and glaciers. That leaves just 1% for all humanity's needs
Since life began, we have had the same amount of water on the planet. To the best of human understanding, life can only exist with water
The water from your tap could contain molecules that dinosaurs drank
More than half (63%) our daily water consumption at home originates from the bathroom and the toilet
Water regulates the Earth's temperature
Water is the only mineral that is found naturally on Earth in three forms; liquid, gas, solid
If the entire adult population of England and Wales remembered to turn off the tap when they were brushing their teeth, we could save 180 mega litres a day - enough to supply nearly 500,000 homes and fill 180 Olympic swimming pools! (One Olympic sized pool is 1 million litres / 1Ml)
Each Briton uses about 150 litres of tap water a day, but if you include the amount of water embedded within products, our water consumption increases to about 3400 litres a day
To produce just one pint of beer for example, takes 170 litres of water
One cotton t-shirt has about 25 baths full of water embedded in it.
Techright Environmental is a leading independent provider of specialist services relating to monitoring the safety of water systems and in particular the risk from exposure to Legionella bacteria.
We work with a broad range of organisations assisting them in the prevention, control and compliance of the risks associated with Legionella bacteria in line with the Governments Health and Safety Executive Approved Code of Practice (HSE ACOP L8).