Pueblo del Sol
Water Company

4090 Canyon de Flores
Sierra Vista, AZ 85650
(520) 458-3742

Some interesting and fun Water Facts and Figures:

  • Did you know that water is the only substance found on earth in three forms? A solid, liquid and a gas.
  • A person can live more than a month without food, but only about a week depending on conditions, without water.
  • 66% of the human body is water; 75% of the human brain is water.
  • 75% of a chicken, 80% of a pineapple and 95% of a tomato is water.
  • A person must consume 2.5 quarts of water per day from either drinking or eating to maintain health.
  • Water regulates the earth's temperature. It also regulates the temperature of the human body, carries nutrients and oxygen to cells, cushions joints, protects organs and tissues and removes wastes.
  • It is possible for people today to drink water that was part of the dinosaur era.
  • Industries as well as people need water:
  • It takes an average of 39,090 gallons of water to manufacture a new car and its four tires.
  • 62,600 gallons of water are needed to produce one ton of steel;
  • 1,500 gallons are used to process one barrel of beer; and
  • 9.3 gallons are necessary to process one can of fruit or vegetables.
  • On average, 50-70% of household water is used outdoors (watering lawns, landscaping and washing cars).
  • The average American uses over 100 gallons of water per day; the average residence uses over 100,000 gallons during a year.
  • Americans drink more than 1 billion glasses of tap water per day.
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