What’s your water footprint?
You’ve likely heard of a carbon footprint, but what about a “water footprint”? Determine your water usage and learn tips for conservation through a new interactive online calculator, which asks questions like, how long are your showers? Do you turn off the faucet when brushing your teeth? The calculator measures actual and virtual usage, which means water consumed in the growing and processing of foods and household items. The typical American uses 1,190 gallons of water a day. Check out http://h20conserve.org.