Water Footprint Food North Texas

Water Footprint Foods Agriculture Lower Low Footprints Food North Central Texas Dallas Fort Worth DFW

Dallas-Fort Worth, NorthCentral TexasWater Footprint of Foods Per Pound

Agriculture uses much of the fresh water in North Texas. We can lower our waterfootprint by eating lower on the "water chain."

Food Item per Pound Average Water Footprint Lettuce 15 gallons Tomatoes 22 gallons Cabbage 24 gallons Cucumber 28 gallons Potatoes 30 gallons Apples 83 gallons Corn 107 gallons Peaches 142 gallons Nectarines 142 gallons Tofu 244 gallons Nuts 368 gallons Eggs 573 gallons Chicken 815 gallons Cheese 896 gallons Pork 1630 gallons Butter 2044 gallons Beef 2500 gallons up to 5000 gallons

Source: waterfootprint.com

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