Facts & Figures - An individual’s basic water needs
A human being needs approximately 3 litres of water a day for drinking.
Per capita consumption is approximately 130 litres - for drinking, taking a shower or a bath, cooking, washing clothes, washing dishes and for heating.
On average, 625m³ of water are consumed annually by one human being.
A human is made up of approximately 60% water.
A human can survive for up to 40 days without food, but no longer than 4 days without water.
According to the WHO (World Health Organisation), 5 million people die annually as a result of drinking contaminated water.
In 25 years up to 6 billion people will suffer from a shortage of water because of poor hygiene.
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