The water that is used to produce what we consume.
265 gallons = 1 glass of milk
1320 gallons = small steak
2650 gallons = 1 lb. bag of coffee
25 bathtubs of water = cotton for a single teashirt
The average American consumes 1,500 lbs food/year. It’s estimated that takes 1.5 millions gallons of water to produce. That’s a football field flooded with 4’ of water.
“ We are all used to reading detailed technical data about the nutritional content of food. Maybe it’s time we were given some clues on how much water it took to grow it.” – “As the Rivers Run Dry”, Fred Pearse