Facts about water that most people don’t know

Water facts for kids

There is more fresh water in the atmosphere than in all of the rivers on the planet combined.

The first water pipes in the US were made from bored logs.

75% of living tree is made up of water.

Water is the second most common molecule in the world, after hydrogen.

750 million people lack access to clean water.

All the water on Earth arrived in asteroids and comets.

If there is liquid water anywhere then there is life, even though if the water is boiling, or acidic.

Water removes waste from body.

Freshwater animals are disappearing five times faster than land animals.

46% of the globe’s land surface is covered by transboundary river basins.

Almost 450 agreements on international waters were signed between 1820 and 2007.