How Much Water Is Needed to Feed the World

Did you know that agriculture consumes 70% of fresh water? With staggering facts as such, we have to wonder: how much water are we eating?

The infographic below has information that may surprise you, but we hope it also makes you think about solutions to this worldwide problem. Some of the items on your plate which require a lot of water to grow, include:

–        Wheat

–        Corn

–        Sunflower

–        Soybean

–        Grapes

–        Barley

While crops vary by region of the world, there are solutions we can employ, starting with awareness. Sensing equipment, enhanced crop protection and other improvements in irrigation are actively helping improve our water usage and crop yield.

But you can also help at home, by ensuring that your lawn irrigation system is properly designed, installed and maintained. To find out more, give us a call: 203-629-8050.

How much water is needed to feed the world?

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