The quantity of water in the human body is the factor of body fluid balancing. Our body is composed of about 60% water. There are Composes 75% of our brain, makes up 83% of our blood, composes 22% of our bones, makes up 75% of our muscles, helps to carry nutrients and oxygen to our cells, moistens oxygen for breathing, helps to convert food to energy, Removes waste from the body, etc.

Water on the earth

  • Water is degraded everywhere on Earth, Total volume of water available:  The total volume of water on Earth is 97.5% – saltwater; 2.5% – freshwater; 70% of the planet’s freshwater is frozen in the icecaps of Antarctica and Greenland; 30% is mostly found underground. Freshwater use by sector:  Irrigation – 70%; Industry – 22%; Domestic use – 8%. Human water needs:  The daily drinking water requirement per person is 2-4 liters; it takes 2000 to 5000 liters of water to produce one person’s food. Conserving water resources:  2% of freshwater will be produced via desalination by 2015.
  • M.V. SEAFDEC and M.V. SEAFDEC 2  are training vessels of Southeast Asian member countries that accept the exiting technology in the reverse osmosis system for converse seawater to freshwater for drinking, cooking, washing and even running other types of important machinery which uses freshwater as a cooling medium