Grade level: 3rd – 5th
Skills: Circle graph
Related environmental issues: Water
Area level: National
The circle graph below shows how water is used for what purposes in the United States.
- For what purposes is water used most?
- What sector uses about one third of water in the United States?
- What sector uses about one third as much water as agriculture?
- What percent of water is used for either household, industry, raising water creatures or mining?
Source: US Geological Survey
- For electricity generation
- Business and schools