Did You Know Tips archive

In 3000 BC the first known sewer pipe is believed to have been built in Scotland

The first piped showers were invented by ancient Greeks in AD 300

A litre of water weighs 1.01 kilogram

Ice floats on water because water is approximately 9% lighter when frozen

Water has no smell and no taste and has a PH level of around 7

Water can be present in three ways. Liquid/Water, Solid/Ice, Gas/Vapour

The most essential thing for life on earth……is water

Each water molecule is made up of two hydrogen atoms bonded to one oxygen atom

Water is made up of two elements – hydrogen and oxygen – giving its chemical formula H2O

One US gallon of water is equal to 3.785 litres whereas one imperial gallon of water is equivalent to 4.546 litres