The total amount of water needed to produce one pound of beef is 1,799 gallons. One pound of pork takes 576 gallons of water. As a comparison, the water footprint of soybeans is 216 gallons and corn is 108 gallons.If people in California, and all over the world, ate just 10 percent less meat, we’d be well on our way to solving the water crisis. Raising animals for slaughter is one of the least efficient uses of water. If more people ate a plant-based diet there’d be more water to go around for everyone. One of the most efficient uses of water is bottling it for human consumption. Many people keep cases of Castle Rock Water’s glass bottles on hand for drinking and cooking. They love it because it’s water from a sustainable source and reduces their intake of tap water. Plus, the living structured water tastes as water should while hydrating the body with a vitality that can only be found in water from the springs of Mt. Shasta.