Few Australians are aware of the fate of water when it hits our landscape. On average, of every 100 drops of rain that fall:
► Thirty drops are absorbed and transpired by vegetation and crops.
► Six drops are added to groundwater.
► Twelve drops enter our creeks and rivers (of which two are lost and four flow to the sea).
► Two drops enter our dams and storages, of which:
► 1.6 drops grow our food.
► One-third of a drop is used by industry.
► One-tenth of a drop is used in our homes, parks, ovals and for other uses.
► A massive 50 drops out of the 100 wastefully evaporate.