It takes water to produce the things we EAT:

  • 1 lb of beef uses 1857 gallons of water
  • 1 apple requires 18 gallons of water
  • 1 glass of beer uses 20 gallons of water
  • 1 slice of wheat bread uses 11 gallons of water
  • 1 lb of cheese uses 599 gallons of water
  • 1 lb of Chicken uses 467 gallons of water
  • A cup of coffee uses 37 gallons of water
  • One glass of wine uses 32 gallons of water
  • One egg uses 53 gallons of water
  • One hamburger uses 634 gallons of water
  • 1 cup of milk uses 62 gallons of water
  • 1 orange uses 13 gallons of water
  • 1 lb of pork uses 575 gallons of water
  • A bag of potato chips uses 49 gallons of water
  • A lb of rice uses 407 gallons of water
  • 1 lb of soybeans uses 216 gallons of water
  • A cup of tea uses 8 gallons of water
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