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Urine during my lifetime (or the danger of google.com)(9 posts)

Urine during my lifetime (or the danger of google.com)Continental
Jun 3, 2003 12:39 PM
The volume of human urine micturated during my lifetime is about 5 times the total volume of all fresh surface water on the face of the earth. There are about 30,000 cubic miles of water in surface lakes and rivers. I've been alive 44 years, with an average population of about 5 billion humans during this period. The average daily urine volume is about 1.5 liters per person. What does this all mean? My employer should block access to google.com.
why in the heck were you looking at that? nmDougSloan
Jun 3, 2003 12:50 PM
It also means that the water we're drinking is used nmPdxMark
Jun 3, 2003 2:29 PM
So how old does it have to be to be "unused"...HAL9010
Jun 3, 2003 3:26 PM
All water is used.
Glacial water is unused by 'us'rwbadley
Jun 3, 2003 4:13 PM
Has marketing potentialKristin
Jun 4, 2003 5:09 AM
Bottled Glacier water...prehistoric recycled water. I guess we can't call it "pure" anymore.
ever hear of a fuel cell? nmDougSloan
Jun 3, 2003 4:34 PM
I thought the water's been tasting funny lately. nmcarnageasada
Jun 3, 2003 7:20 PM
The local NASA facility has (or had)...ClydeTri
Jun 4, 2003 5:34 AM
The local Nasa facility has or had a water fountain available to their workers that provided cold drinking water that came from the urinals nearby. It utilized the filtration system that was developed for space and NASA claims that tests show that the water coming out of that fountain was cleaner than city tap water. I dont know if they still have it operational or how many employees drink from it (MSFC in Huntsville AL)...but they, NASA did it to show they have confidence in their systems...