Did You Know Tips archive

You should rinse dishes in a small amount of sink water rather than under a running tap

You should keep water in the fridge to avoid running your tap on hot days waiting for the water to cool enough to fill up your glass

Some clouds are large enough to store enough water for 500,000 showers

Humans lose up to 500ml of water daily from breathing alone

A 2% loss of body water can trigger short term memory loss, difficulty focusing on a computer screen and trouble with basic maths

Lack of water is a trigger for daytime fatigue

A seagull can drink salt water because it has special filtering glands which remove the salt

Frogs don’t drink water as they absorb it through their skin

A bird is happy with only a 6-7cm depth of water in its birdbath

You can refill a standard glass of water from the tap 8000 times for around the same price it costs to buy a bottle of water of the same size