Water Conservation Tips for Residents

For Every Room in the House With Plumbing Repair leaky faucets, indoors and out. Consider replacing old equipment (like toilets, dishwahers and laundry machines). In the Kitchen When cooking, peel and clean vegetables in a large bowl of water instead of under running water. Fill your sink or basin when washing and rinsing dishes. Only run the dishwasher when it’s […]

How much water is there on, in, and above the Earth?

All Earth’s water, liquid freshwater, and water in lakes and rivers The Earth is a watery place. But just how much water exists on, in, and above our planet? About 71 percent of the Earth’s surface is water-covered, and the oceans hold about 96.5 percent of all Earth’s water. Water also exists in the air as water vapor, in rivers and lakes, in icecaps and glaciers, in […]