water usage shower

Water Use Statistics

  Type of Water Use Percent of Usage
1 Toilet 26.7 %
2 Clothes Washer 21.7 %
3 Showers & Baths 16.9 %
5 Leaks 13.7 %
6 Kitchen and Drinking Faucet 10.7 %
7 Cleaning 5 %
8 Dishwasher 1 %
  Other 4.3 %
Water Usage Gallons
Water Use Per Household Per Day 408 Gallons Per Day
Water Use Per Household Per Year 148,920 Gallons Per Year
Average Water Use by Activity Gallons
How much water is used in a full bath 36 gallons
Water used each minute of showering 2.5 gallons
Water used each teeth brushing 1 gallon
Water used each dishwasher load 20 gallons
Water used each by a clothes washer 25 gallons
Water used by a toilet flush 3 gallons
Water used by an outdoor lawn watering 2 gallons per minute
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 3, 2016

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