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February 5, 2015 Comments Off on Do You Know The Interesting Facts About Water? Views: 1654 Fun Facts, Funny Facts, Interesting facts

Do You Know The Interesting Facts About Water?

Water is one of the most important resources of the world. In its purest form, water is colorless, odorless and even tasteless. No living organism on earth can survive without water. There are several interesting facts about water that we are unaware of. In our day to day life, water has become an indispensable part. It is the only substance on earth which occurs in three forms i.e.; solid, liquid and gas. We can just have a look at the 66 fun facts of water.

Interesting fact about water

  1. Water contains no proteins, no fats, no carbohydrates and therefore no calories too.
  2. Our bones are composed of almost 31% water.
  3. 70% of human brain is filled with water.
  4. Only 1% of the World’s water is drinkable.
  5. About in 1 in 9 people lack access to an improved water source.
  6. Water itself is not capable of conducting electricity but the impurities present in it do.
  7. In the middle ages, beer was consumed more than water as the alcohol could make it safer to drink.
  8. Hot water is much heavier than cold water.
  9. 90% of the world’s fresh water is found in Antarctica.
  10. In space there is a floating water reservoir. It is equivalent to 140 trillion times of all the water in the World’s ocean.
  11. Two-thirds of the water used in the home is used in the bathroom.
  12. 75% of human feces are made up of water.
  13. Each foot in human being contains about 2, 50,000 sweat glands.
  14. Drinking too much of water can cause water intoxication.
  15. Water constitutes only 0.07% of the earth by mass or 0.4% of the earth by volume.
  16. 20% of the world’s unfrozen fresh water is in a single lake situated in Russia’s Lake Baikal.
  17. In some circumstances, hot water can freeze faster than cold water.
  18. Every human beings’ teeth contains 10% of water.
  19. To create a single pair of jeans, it takes up to 2,900 gallons of water.
  20. The expiration date written on water bottle is referring to the bottle and not the water.
  21. 3.4 million People die every year out of water related causes.
  22. An average swimming pool loses 3785 litres of water every month due to evaporation.
  23. An average toilet uses 6 litres of clean water in a single flush.
  24. If we pour the entire water into a 4 litre jug, then the fresh water available for us would be only a tablespoon.
  25. It takes almost 200,000,000 litres per second to grow food for the entire planet.
  26. Since the life began on earth we have the same amount of water. So it is very important that we preserve water and other natural resources for coming generations.
  27. To produce just one pint of beer, 170 litres of water is necessary.
  28. Dehydration can sometimes result in fatigue and depression.
  29. Single cotton t-shirt has about 25 baths’ water fully embedded to it.
  30. An individual can survive a month without food, but only about a week without water.
  31. Water expands 9% when it is frozen.
  32. One apple requires 18 gallons of water.
  33. 500 sheets of paper are made up of 1321 gallons of water.
  34. When we exhale, more than a cup of water i.e.; is lost every day.
  35. By 2025, it is estimated that half of the world’s population will live in nations with high water scarcity.
  36. The weight a person tends to lose after intense physical exercise is through lose of water and not fat.
  37. During the time of birth, 80% of an infant’s body weight will be due to water.
  38. The time a person feels thirsty; his body has lost 1% of its total amount of water.
  39. An ample amount of water intake can prevent the skin from sagging.
  40. The total amount of water on earth is estimated to be around 326 million cubic miles.
  41. A tomato is about 95% water.
  42. In the absence of water earth will look like moon.
  43. In Peru, a billboard has been developed which is capable of creating drinking water out of thin air.
  44. Water appears to be turquoise blue due to the weak absorption in the red portion of the visible spectrum.
  45. 86% of holy water contains fecal matter.
  46. 30% of the fresh water is found in the ground.
  47. Water is capable of dissolving more substances than any other liquid including sulphuric acid.
  48. Lack of water can trigger day time fatigue.
  49. The quantity of fresh water seen in the atmosphere is more when compared to that in all the rivers on the planet.
  50. In United States almost 400 billion gallons of water is used every day.
  51. Drinking enough water everyday can help to reduce the chances of getting cancer or heart disease.
  52. The New York City’s water supply system leaks almost 36 million gallons of water each day.
  53. Only 3% of water found on earth is fresh, the rest 97% of water is salty.
  54. 80% of brain tissue is made up of water.
  55. Good hydration can help the body to reduce cavities and tooth decay because water helps to produce saliva in the mouth.
  56. Drinking water helps in reducing weight as it triggers the metabolic activity of the body.
  57. Minimum 2% drop in the level of water in the body can cause short-term memory loss, difficulty in basic math, blurred vision while focusing on the computer monitor or even a printed page.
  58. Water cushions all the body joints.
  59. The body temperature is being regulated by the water inside it.
  60. Many of the diseases can be prevented by drinking sufficient amount of water daily.
  61. Hot water is capable of stimulating the immune system of the body.
  62. Water helps in removing dangerous toxins present in the food we are consuming.
  63. Water has the ability to protect all the vital organs like brain, spinal cord and interior of the eyes, by acting as a shock absorber.
  64. The older you become, lesser will be the amount of water in your body. So always be sure that you consume enough water for the proper functioning of your body.
  65. Do you know that unsafe water is killing 200 children every hour!
  66. 300 tons of water is required to make just 1 ton of steel.

If you give attention to the small facts in your day-to-day activities, you can save a lot of water. If rain water harvesting is set up at your home, you can utilize that for all the house hold activities. Thus you can prove your loyalty and commitment towards the future generations.

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