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Fascinating Facts About Water - courtesy of the American Water Works Association...
- Every time you turn on the tap in your home, you receive one of the world’s most precious commodities - fresh, clean drinking water. Essential for all life, water is an amazing substance that can appear as a liquid, a solid, or a gas.
- Through the processes of evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and infiltration (the hydrologic cycle) the total amount of water on Earth remains constant.
- In just 16 hours, US water utilities produce as much potable water as the oil industry produces in oil in a year. In 24 hours, as much water tonnage is produced as the steel industry produces in steel in an entire year.