Highlights from the UN World Water Report:
• More people die every year from polluted water than from all forms of violence, war included.
• 2 billion tons of waste water is discharged daily.
• More than half of all the world’s hospital beds are occupied by patients with water-borne diseases.
• It takes 3 liters of water to make one liter of bottled water. U.S. production of bottled water takes 17 million barrels of oil yearly.