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What’s Your Water Footprint?
Posted By Gaiam Staff On March 21, 2012 @ 4:22 pm In Green Living | No Comments
Did you know that the average American is responsible for the use of 751,777 gallons of water  a year? (That’s enough water to fill more than 15 thousand bathtubs!) Or that depleting the water in rivers and streams can actually lead to flooding ?
Sure, we could tell you all the facts about water use, but we’d rather show you, courtesy of this infographic  from The Nature Conservancy  and The Water Footprint Network . Click the image below to enlarge.
Learn more about water issues  on our streaming video site, Gaiam TV!
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URLs in this post:
 water: http://life.gaiam.com/article/10-easy-ways-conserve-water
 flooding: http://life.gaiam.com/article/floods-and-farms-what-s-cost
 infographic: http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/habitats/riverslakes/explore/water-footprint-of-an-american.xml
 The Nature Conservancy: http://www.nature.org/
 The Water Footprint Network: http://www.waterfootprint.org/?page=files/home
 water issues: http://www.gaiamtv.com/video/water-issues?chan=GaiamLife&utm_source=GaiamLife&utm_medium=Web&utm_campaign=10day
 Image: http://blog.gaiam.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Water-Footprint1.jpg
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