Facts About Your Water
Did You Know:
- Water is the most common substance found on Earth.
The Earth's surface is 80% water.
- Only 3% of the water on Earth is freshwater.
Of that 3%, only 1% is available as drinking water.
The other 2% is frozen in the polar ice caps.
- Each of us uses almost 183 gallons of water each
- The human body consists of almost two-thirds
water. Water makes up 70% of the brain.
- Humans need about 2.5 quarts of water a day for
- City water costs from 89¢ to $2.32 per 1,000
gallons compared to $1 per gallon of store-bought
- The City of Fort Lauderdale Public Works Department
is responsible for the delivery of clean, safe
to customers through:
From its source to your tap, the City of Fort
Lauderdale provides millions of gallons of water
every day. From the cleaning and filtering processes,
to testing and monitoring in state-certified
labs, you are guaranteed a clean, safe supply
of water for everyday use.
Water Quality Report
Other Water Information
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