“Water is life. It nourishes us. It cleans us and sustains us. Put simply, water is you.”
The Value of Water Campaign shows us the value of water and gives examples of how much water is consumed by humans. The numbers are staggering when you really think about it. Around 40% of water in America is used to produce the food and beverages we drink, just another good reason to give up soda pop. It might also help us be more aware of how to ‘better’ use and conserve water.
Clean water is one of earth’s most precious resource. Do you ever think about how much water you use? According to this website, around 183 gallons are treated every day for each person in the United States. Water used not just for drinking but maintaining our daily lives.
Every drop of water counts and since Governor Inslee declared 2019 a drought year for Washington state, each drop is even more precious, making it even more important we are careful with this resource. To help, we can conserve water and use it wisely, and don’t pollute it. Our future depends on it. You can find some tips on how you can conserve here. And the EPA gives us advice on what we can do to protect our valuable water resource.
“Water is indeed essential for all life on, in, and above the Earth. This is important to you because you are made up mostly of water. Find out what water does for the human body.”
Water and the Human Body
Up to 60% of the human adult body is water. The graphic on this website breaks the human body down and displays how important water is to each part of the human body. Water works with our bodies to regulates the body’s temperature, flushes waste, lubricates joints, and more. One of many great reasons to protect this valuable resource.