23 March 2014
23 March 2014

Americans use twice as much water as they think they do, study says


Americans use twice the amount of water they think they do, and appear to be particularly oblivious about how much H2O they flush down the toilet on a daily basis, according to new research.

In a paper published online Monday in the journal PNAS, a researcher concluded that Americans underestimated their water use by a factor of 2, and were only slightly aware of how much water goes into growing the food they eat. 

Full article on LAtimes.com
By Monte Morin
March 3, 2014, 12:30 p.m



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