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Drinking Water Health Advisories: Estimated Per Capita Water Ingestion in the United States

EPA 822-R-00-001; October 2004

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This report provides current estimates of water ingestion and body weight for the population of the U.S. and selected subpopulations including pregnant women, lactating women and women of child-bearing age. Compared with the previous report, this has 5,000 additional children age 9 and younger.

Report: Estimated Per Capita Water Ingestion and Body Weight in the United States - An Update (PDF) (2.8 MB, 521 pp.)


Historic Information

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

Estimated Per Capita Water Ingestion in the United States (PDF) (EPA 822-R-00-008; April 2000; 1.9 MB, 304 pp.)


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