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1. When we are born water makes up about 75% of our body weight.

2. Water is found in all drinks and also in food. For example water is in orange juice and milk; it is also in fruits and vegetables.

3. People can survive for up to 50 days without food but only a few days without drinking water.

4. We can find water in two types- 1. Salt water, 2. Fresh water; Most of the world’s fresh water is frozen; the ice that covers the Arctic Ocean is made from freshwater, however the large majority (approximately 97%) of the world’s water's is salt water.

5. Water’s chemical formula is H2O; it is made up of two scientific elements hydrogen and oxygen.

6. To stay healthy experts recommend that we drink 2 liters of fresh water every day.


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7. Water is the only substance that can be found in three forms: liquid, gas and solid.

8. Water makes up about 60% of the body weight of older children and adults.

9. Shockingly, around 5000 children die a day due to water scarcity or by diseases caused due to impure water.

10. Our earth surrounds 70 Percent water and 30 Percent land but only one Percent of water is being used and available for humans.

11. Ninety seven present of the water on the planet is salt water that is found in the Earth's oceans.

12. A faucet can use between 5 and 10 liter of water every minute.

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