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Activity Consumption
Activity
Normal Use
Conservation Use
Shower
25-50 gallons (5-10 gallons per minute)
5 gallons (wet down, soap up, rinse)
Tub Bath
36 gallons (full)
10-12 gallons (low fill)
Tooth Brushing
2-5 gallons (tap running)
1 pint (wet brush, rinse briefly)
Hand Washing
2-5 gallons
1 gallon (fill basin, rinse briefly)
Shaving
2-5 gallons
1 gallon (fill basin, rinse briefly)
Dish Washing
20 gallons (tap running)
5 gallons (wash, rinse in dish pan/sink)
Automatic Dishwasher
15 gallons (full cycle)
Do only full loads short cycle
Clothes Washer
30-60 gallons
Do only full loads short cycle
Outdoor Watering Hose
5-10 gallons per minute
Be sensible water at night/early morning (mulch garden areas)
Sprinkler System
15-20 gallons per minute
Follow watering restrictions
Car Washing
10 gallons per minute (average hose)
Use bucket for washing (rinse 8-10 gallons)
Decks and Sidewalks
10 gallons per minute (average hose
Eliminate (Use a broom)
Remember:

  • Locate and correct leaks immediately
  • Develop water saving habits indoors and outdoors
  • Install water saving devices

 
 
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