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April 01, 2017
1 Trillion Gallons of Water.
Sometimes when we hear numbers that large, it's hard to really conceive of what they mean. How much water is 1 trillion gallons, really?
Well, 1 trillion gallons of water is:
- the amount of water in about 40 million swimming pools.
- the amount of water in about 24 billion baths.
- the amount of water in Florida's Lake Okeechobee (669 square miles).
- the amount of water used in one year by 11 million homes.
AND . . .
- the amount of water wasted every year by household water leaks. Washington Post
That's really an astounding figure. Every year, enough water to serve 11 million homes is needlessly wasted. (EPA ) Down the drain. That leaky faucet or constantly-running toilet is more than just an annoyance; it is wasting water at an alarming rate.
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