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Water covers 70 percent of the Earth’s surface

The oceans contain about 97 percent of the Earth’s water. Oceans make up about two-thirds of Earth's surface. The moon causes high and low tides in the ocean.

Just 3 percent of the world’s water exists as fresh water.

Over 90% of the world's supply of fresh water is located in Antarctica.

There is the same amount of water on Earth today as there was when the Earth was formed.

Water regulates the Earth’s temperature.

Water is part of a deeply interconnected system. What we pour on the ground ends up in our water, and what we spew into the sky ends up in our water.

Once evaporated, a water molecule spends ten days in the air.

One gallon of water weighs 8.34 pounds.

Water regulates the temperature of the human body, carries nutrients and oxygen to cells, cushions joints, protects organs and tissues, and removes wastes.

A person can live about a month without food, but only about a week without water.

66% of a human being is water.

75% of the human brain is water and 75% of a living tree is water.

75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated.

The thirst mechanism is so weak in 37% of Americans, that it is often mistaken for hunger.

Mild dehydration will slow down one's metabolism as much as 3%.

Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.

Preliminary research indicates that 8-10 glasses of water a day could significantly ease back/joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers.

A 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math and difficulty focusing on a computer screen or printed page.

The people with the worst health drink the least water and use the most deadly diuretic drought causing drugs - caffeine and/or alcohol.








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