1. Roughly 70 percent of an adult’s body is made up of water.
2. When a baby is born, water accounts for approximately 80 percent of the baby’s body weight.
3. Somewhere between 70 and 75 percent of the earth’s surface is covered with water.
4. By the time a person feels thirsty, his or her body has lost over 1 percent of its total water amount.
5. Water dissolves more substances than any other liquid. Wherever it travels, water carries chemicals, minerals and nutrients with it.