Summer vacation is right around the corner, and so many fun summer activities, like swimming, involve water. However, water is important to all living things for so much more than summer fun. Plants and animals need water to survive. But did you know nearly 97 percent of all the world’s water is salty or otherwise undrinkable? Another two percent is locked in ice caps and glaciers. That leaves one percent for all our needs.
That means we all need to do our share to conserve water to make sure we all have the water we need.
Here are some easy tricks that you can use to save water:
Water makes up 70 percent of the human body.
Each day we must replace 64 ounces of water, some through drinking water and the rest through food (all foods contain water). With these simple tips, you can do your part to conserve water for the future.