Water is the most important element for everything and everyone. Over 65% of the human body consists of water itself. On a daily basis, a person consumes about 80-100 gallons of water. This shows the importance of water in our daily life. Unfortunately, people have been misusing water on a very high level which might lead to water scarcity in some parts of the world. So here are some shocking facts about water wastage that might not be known to most of us.
One study showed that a low flow shower can save up to 15 gallons of water which can be used for dish washing 3 times! Another study showed that the amount of water wasted by a small leak is around 4 litre, which can be used for watering plants 3 times.
On the other hand, it’s approved that every drop of water leak per second wastes around 3,000 litres per year! So neglecting such small things can lead to bigger problem, you might want to start fixing those small leakage problems you have before it is too late.
We do believe in highlighting other actions where some are still doing them without being aware of the consequences that these actions cause. For example, many brush their teeth while keeping the water tap open. Also, some are still washing their cars by using a hose instead of a bucket. As simple as these actions seem to be, doing them continuously can lead to a big impact which will affect our environment negatively.
Some useful tips for saving water can include, using a bucket while washing your car and make it as a habit. Another simple tip is using the water glass while brushing your teeth. Start implementing these small tips and notice the difference.
Don’t forget that everything on this planet needs water, so start the change today and be the difference to influence the change. Remember the next generations will suffer more because of our actions today, let’s all work together toward a better future! So act now.