Trivia for Kids

Water! Water! Everywhere | Learn how to work and play the conservation way
How much do you really know about water? Test your knowledge with our water trivia!

  • Desert camels drink about 50 gallons of water at a time, and can go nine days without water.
  • Camels’ humps contain fat, not water.
  • It takes almost 49 gallons of water to produce just one glass of milk. That includes water consumed by the cow and to grow the food she eats, plus water used to process the milk.
  • A healthy adult needs two quarts of water a day. Most people drink less than this.
  • Eighty percent of the fresh water we use in the U.S. is for irrigating crops.
  • The human brain is composed of 95 percent water; blood is 82 percent water; and the lungs are nearly 90 percent water.
  • The first water pipes in the U.S. were made of hollowed-out logs.
  • Over 90 percent of the world’s fresh water is frozen and located in Antarctica.
  • The world’s rainiest place is Mt. Wai’ale’ale, Kauai, Hawaii. During an average year, there are only 15 dry days.
  • The five Great Lakes form the largest fresh surface water system in the world.
  • If all the water in the Great Lakes was spread evenly across the continental U.S., the ground would be covered with almost 10 feet of water.
  • Lake Tahoe is the second deepest lake in the U.S. It has a maximum depth of 1,645 feet. It holds of 40 trillion gallons of water enough to cover the state of California to a depth of 14 inches!