Interesting Facts About Water
Water has been one of the most important things in life. Without this, life might end up with a lot of complications. But as you have known already about what is water and any facts about it, there might still be other facts that you might not know.
Listed below are one of some interesting facts about water.
Did you know?
That 70% of the Human Body is Water
Containing all the tissues, blood and bones and so on, most of the human’s body has water or fluid filled in such as plasma, intracellular and extracellular fluid, interstitial and transcellular fluid. Human male adult’s average amount of water inside his body is 69.69%.
Water comes from Different States: Water, Liquid and Gas
There are three different states of water. These are Solid, Liquid and Gas. While Solid comes in the form of ice, making the molecules spread farther out. The fluid state of water is the liquid that which can be seen and is used most of the time. The last state of water is gas which is cannot be seen by all of the people. But water is there, even when you can’t see it. As you have observed, when you boil water for instance, the water changes from liquid to gas, and that’s what they call water vapour.
A human being can survive for about a month without food, but only about a week without water
Not drinking enough of water can cause dehydration. Dehydration can be mild, moderate or severe, depending how much water you have lost. Yes, dehydration is a condition where you have lost more than the amount of water you have every day.
The most tasteful water has to have 7pH scale
Water that has a pH that is lesser than 7pH is an acid kind of water which means it’s salty while water that has a pH that is bigger than 7pH is a base which means it’s bitter.
5.7 Billion Of water in America are used for flushing the toilet
With every second, there are people who will need to dispose some waste. Water used just for flushing toilet in America had reached almost 6 Billion of water.
There are a lot of interesting facts of Water you can still see and know that you might not know before. Some include:
- In 2016, there are 36 countries that experienced water shortage;
- In Africa, almost 41 billion hours has to spend first in exerting effort before getting some water;
- Nile River is the longest river in the world;
- Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world;
- When freezes, water enlarges up to 9%;
- Hydropower can create Electricity; and so on
- Whatever Kind of Water, All Are Significant
It’s true that water plays a very important factor in our lives. May it be used for bathing, anything and drink; may it can be ocean and river or the bottled water, all of them are needed for you to be able to continue living your life.