Cool Facts

Learn some cool facts about water to share with your friends!

Acre Foot (AF)
Measure of water 326,000 gallons Enough water for two small families for one year Enough water to cover a football field to a depth of one foot.

Cubic Feet Per Second (CFS)
Flow rate of water past a point 1,000 cfs can be visualized as 1,000 basketballs passing one point each second.

Blue Planet
70% of Earth is surface water Less than 1% of Earth’s water is available to use 97% is salt water in the ocean and 2% is frozen in the polar ice caps.

All Water is Recycled
Not a drop of water is gained or lost. The water cycle naturally recycles Earth’s water. We drink and use the same water as the dinosaurs.

Human Bodies of Water
The human body is over 60% water. The body’s chemical reactions need water. The human body can only live about a week without water. Drinking water is the best thing to do to let your brain find a solution.

Water is Life
Water is used for everything from cleaning to eating. Having a safe and reliable water supply is taken for granted. Water is a precious natural resource that we need to protect and conserve.