Friday, March 25, 2011

Water Use Statistics
Daily indoor per capita water use is 69.3 gallons. Here is how it breaks down:

Use
Gallons per Capita Percentage of Total Daily Use

Showers
11.6 16.8%

Clothes Washers
15.0 21.7%

Dishwashers
1.0 1.4%

Toilets
18.5 26.7%

Baths
1.2 1.7%

Leaks
9.5 13.7%

Faucets
10.9 15.7%

Other Domestic Uses
1.6 2.2%


By installing more efficient water fixtures and regularly checking for leaks, households can reduce daily per capita water use by about 35% to about 45.2 gallons per day Here's how it breaks down for households using conservation measures:

Use
Gallons per Capita Percentage of Total Daily Use

Showers
8.8 19.5%

Clothes Washers
10.0 22.1%

Toilets
8.2 18.0%

Dishwashers
0.7 1.5%

Baths
1.2 2.7%

Leaks
4.0 8.8%

Faucets
10.8 23.9%

Other Domestic Uses
1.6 3.4%

Source: Handbook of Water Use and Conservation, Amy Vickers

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