Pet Food Sucking Up U.S. Water

by Daniel Weber on April 26, 2010

From National Geographic

Researchers investigated the hidden costs of water use by estimating the amount of H20 consumed per U.S. dollar of end product by different industrial sectors, including agriculture.For instance, it takes about 270 gallons 1,022 liters of water to produce a dollar’s worth of sugar, about 200 gallons 757 liters to make a dollar’s worth of pet food, and 140 gallons 530 liters to make a dollar’s worth of milk.

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