Roughly 70 percent of an adults body is made up of water. 

At birth, water accounts for approximately 80 percent of an infant's body weight. 

A healthy person can drink about three gallons (48 cups) of water per day. 

Water intoxication is most likely to occur during periods of intense athletic performance. 

Pure water (solely hydrogen and oxygen atoms ) has a neutral pH of 7, which is neither acidic nor basic. 

Water dissolves more substances than any other liquid. Wherever it travels, water carries chemicals, minerals, and nutrients with it. 

Somewhere between 70 and 75 percent of the earth's surface is covered with water. 

Much more fresh water is stored under the ground in aquifers than on the earth's surface. 

The total amount of water on the earth is about 326 million cubic miles of water. 

The united states uses about 346,000 million gallons of fresh water every day. 

The united states uses nearly 80 percent of its water for irrigation and thermoelectric power. 

By the time a person feels thirsty, his or her body has lost over 1 percent of its total water amount. 

The weight a person loses directly after intense physical activity is weight from water, not fat. 

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