March 22 is World Water Day

Worth celebrating!

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Interesting Food Facts about Water

  1. Over 70 percent of an adult’s body is made up of water.
  2. The recommended daily intake of water is 8 cups per day, but it can come through the consumption of food as well.
  3. There’s more fresh water stored under the ground in aquifers than on the earth’s surface.
  4. Drinking too much water too quickly causes water intoxication, caused by reduced sodium (salt) levels in the blood stream.  Some confuse this with a “runner’s high”.
  5. Of all the water on the earth, humans can use about three tenths of a percent of it for drinking water.

Fun Fact:

The world water day is a mean of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

The theme in 2014 is Water and Energy.

Roughly 75% of all industrial water withdrawals are used for energy production.

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