Track and reduce your water usage
Paula G, Vanessa V, Jessica J
The Water Well team created a website that is able to track daily water usage through user input. After they take a survey that is able to analyze their daily patterns in regards to their use of water, they are redirected to a page that is able to display their data more in-depth. It even provides a comparison to the average American water consumption by a single individual per day. It also leads to a page which displays simple steps in reducing water usage which can encourage Americans, as well as individuals all throughout the world, to follow the steps in aiding a global dilemma.
Although the population is expanding on an exponential scale, our fresh water sources only continue to deplete. Less than 1% of Earth’s water is usable by humans while the rest is either saltwater or trapped inside glaciers and polar ice caps. With a sudden rise in human population, the volume of wastes and waste waters have risen considerably. These wastes include a number of non-biodegradable substances and substances resistant to degradation and natural waters are no longer capable of decomposing these impurities. Individuals around the world contract water borne diseases through exposure to contaminated water while the average American uses 100 gallons of water a day without blinking an eye. It's time we change that.
The Water Well team believes that if a person is able to see the amount of water that they consume daily while acknowledging the limited supply of freshwater resources that the Earth provides, they will be able to adjust their water usages and help aid a problem that affects all of us, no matter what region of the world one belongs to. That's why the team created Water Well - a platform that is able to track and hopefully reduce water usage in order to raise awareness about an issue that affects us all.