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  • The United States is one of the largest countries in the world based on both population and land area.  The population of the US exceeds 300 million people.
  • Alaska, the largest state, has the longest coastline in the US.
  • The only royal palace used in the US is located in Honolulu, Hawaii.  It is the Iolani Palace which is now a museum.
  • The Hollywood Bowl in California is the world’s largest amphitheater.
  • The US Navy has the second largest air force in the world.  The US Air Force has the largest air force.
  • Ohio is listed as the 17th state in the US, but technically it is number 47.  Until 1953, Congress forgot to vote on a resolution admitting Ohio to the Union.
  • George Washington had to borrow money to go to his own inauguration.
  • The Statute of Liberty, a gift from France, is located in New Jersey — not New York.
  • Wabash, Indiana was the first electrically lighted city in the world.
  • Atlanta International Airport is the world’s busiest airport.
  • Only two people, John Hancock and Charles Thomson signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.  Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature was not added until five years later. 
  • The original copy of the Declaration of Independence has been lost.   
  • 32% of all land in the US is owned by the federal government. 

Got Agua Communities - USA

The United States is not immune from concerns related to its water supplies.  Worried about dwindling water supplies, communities in places like Las Vegas and Los Angeles have begun waging war on the lush, green grass of front lawns.

In the United States, Got Agua? focuses its efforts on disaster relief.  Water. Life. Love.

Our Communities

A Thirsty California Puts a Premium on Excess Water Use

May 8, 2014 

To encourage conservation, districts have been rationing water and imposing fines that will quickly double, triple or quadruple typical water bills. But doing so may violate state law.

Read more: A Thirsty California Puts a Premium on Excess Water Use

Drought forces Texas city to turn to toilets for tap water

VideoAn extreme drought in Texas is forcing the town of Wichita Falls to take drastic action, using treated waste water for drinking. NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez reports.


May 8, 2014 


Desperate drought conditions in parts of bone-dry Texas have called for desperate measures.


Residents of Wichita Falls, population 100,000, fear they will run out of water within two years. So city officials found a way to flush away their worries.


Read more: Drought forces Texas city to turn to toilets for tap water

Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

 Got-Agua? members helped the disaster relief efforts in New York and New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy. 


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There is hope.  We know how to bring people clean water and improved sanitation.  Proven solutions to the water crisis currently exist and are simple and cost-effective.  Increased global awareness, proper funding, local community participation can make universal safe drinking water a reality.  Support Got Agua? today.