How to stop water pollution can water pollution be stopped?

If you watch the video water pollution is very high and it is very important to keep the water clean, and environment. Below are 5 facts about water you can read about.

Facts about water pollution

  • Nearly 97% of the world's water is salty or otherwise undrinkable.
  • More than one-quarter of all bottled water comes from a municipal water supply – the same place that tap water comes from.
  • Much more fresh water is stored under the ground in aquifers than on the earth’s surface.
  • Of all the water on the earth, humans can used only about three tenths of a percent of this water. Such usable water is found in groundwater aquifers, rivers, and freshwater lakes.
  • The weight a person loses directly after intense physical activity is weight from water, not fat.
  • 30% of fresh water is in the ground. 1.7% of the world’s water is frozen and therefore unusable.
  • Water can dissolve more substances than any other liquid including sulfuric acid.
  • A person can live about a month without food, but only about a week without water.
  • Water expands by 9% when it freezes. There is about the same amount of water on Earth now as there was millions of years ago.

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