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16th July 2015
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Are You Using More Than 100 Gallons of Water a Day? (Infographic)

Ashlyn Kittrell
July 14, 2015
10:30 am

When easy access to clean water is seemingly unlimited in developed countries like the United States, it is easy to forget that one five minute shower uses as much water as someone living in a water poor country would use in an entire day. According to the infographic below, the average African uses less than three gallons of water per day. To put that in perspective, an older-model toilet uses three gallons of water each time it flushes.

The differences between water rich and water poor countries are stark. While water is necessity for survival, in some parts of the world it is also a luxury. Read the infographic below to find out just how many aspects of life access to clean water impacts across the world. Then see what you can do to help save water in your own home.( Attached below this article)



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