Water Activities: Fun Facts Matching Game

Guess how much water we use in our daily activities.

Draw a line matching the items on the left to the amount of water on the right.

 1. Taking a shower   A. 30 gallons  
 2. Watering the lawn  B. 180 gallons
 3.  Washing the dishes  C. 4-7 gallons
 4. Washing clothes  D. 1/2 gallon
 5. Flushing the toilet  E. 39,090 gallons
 6. Brushing teeth  F. 62,600 gallons
 7. Drinking   G. 15-30 gallons
 8. Needed to produce one ton of steel  H. 9.3 gallons
 9. Needed to process one can of fruit               
     or vegetables
 I. 1 gallon
10. Needed to manufacture a new car 
      and its four tires
 J. 9-20 gallons


Answers: 1-G, 2-B, 3-J, 4-A, 5-C, 6-I, 7-D, 8-F, 9-H, 10-E

Source: Office of Water • Environmental Protection Agency • www.epa.gov/safewater 

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