Interesting Facts About Water, In Relation to Water Damage
Water. We don’t spend much time thinking about it on a day to day basis...until it causes some major damage. There are a ton of interesting facts regarding water in general, but we want to share some that can be linked to water damage. All of the facts below are courtesy of https://www.espwaterproducts.com/water-facts/.
A small drip from a faucet can waste as much as 34 gallons of water a day.
Every day, six billion gallons of treated water is lost due to leaking pipes in the U.S.
There are an estimated 240,000 water main breaks per year in the U.S., wasting over two trillion gallons of treated drinking water.
More than half of the water used in a home is used in the bathroom.
The aging infrastructure in the U.S. causes a water main break every two minutes.
As you can see, even though we don’t think about water all the time, it has a major impact on society as a whole.
If you ever find that water has impacted your life in a damaging way, SERVPRO® of South Madison County is here 24/7 365. Call us at 256-533-5335.