## You Want to Save Water?

SO YOU WANT to Save Water? 50 bathtubs 2,500 gallons How much water is in that cup of coffee next to your desk? Well, about a cup, plus the bathtub full of water that it took to produce the beans for it. It takes more than 2500 gallons of water to produce just one pound of roasted coffee beans. equal one roasted pound Coffee CUP OF TEA O 18 gallons to produce - SUGAR (1LB) . 180 gallons to produce WHEAT BREAD (1 SLICE) I. 10.6 gallons to produce VEGETABLES (1LB) 39 gallons to produce 50 gallons DISHWASHER (1 LOAD) 15 gallons to produce INSTANT POTATOES (ILB) • 227 gallons to produce A FULL BATHTUB IS - 50 GALLONS It's not always simple to figure out how much water goes into making what we use every day, but here are some figures for how much water goes into producing some of them. APPLE 18.5 gallons to produce COTTON SHIRT 700 gallons to produce GLASS OF BEER • 19.81 gallons to produce CEREAL GRAINS (1LB) • 197 gallons to produce 10 MIN SHOW (LOW FLOW) 25 gallons 10 MIN SHOWER CHIGH FLOW) 50 gallons SET OF NEW TIRES 2072 gallons to produce 10 MIN DISHWASHING BY HAND 30 gallons EGG 53 gallons to produce CHICKEN MEAT (1LB) 519 gallons to produce GLASS OF WINE 31.7 gallons to produce GLASS OF MILK 62.5 gallons to produce BUTTER (1LB) 666 gallons to produce WASHING MACHINE (1 LOAD) O 40 gallons SUNDAY NEWSPAPER O. 80 gallons to produce PORK (1LB) 719 gallons to produce GLASS OF ORANGE JUICE 45 gallons to produce POTATOES (1 LB) 119 gallons to produce BEEF (1LB) 1850 gallons to produce What can you SAVE bộ Switching? Replacing MİLK WITH BEER Replacing COFFEE WITH TEA (1 cup per day) 10,950 gallons Replacing HIGH-FLOW SHOWER WITH A LOW-FLOW SHOWER (10-minute shower a day) 9,125 gallons (1 glass per day) 15,582 gallons per year per year per year Replacing ORANGË JUICE WITH WATER (1 glass per day) 16,717 gallons Replacing BEEF WITH VEGETABLES (1 pound per week) 94,193 gallons Replacing BEEF WITH CHICKEN (1 pound per week) 69,212 gallons per year per year per year Sources Loch Ness http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2009/3098/ http://www.waterfootprint.org/ http://thegoodhuman.com/2012/04/02/how-much-water-does-it-take http://www.cnbc.com/id/39156898/There_s_How_Much_Water_In_My_Hamburger?slide- 1 http://ti.edu/guide/schutte/howmuch.html WATER GARDENS creative CC commons

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