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 Type of Water UsePercent of Usage
1Toilet26.7 %
2Clothes Washer21.7 %
3Showers & Baths16.9 %
5Leaks13.7 %
6Kitchen and Drinking Faucet10.7 %
7Cleaning5 %
8Dishwasher1 %
 Other4.3 %
Water UsageGallons
Water Use Per Household Per Day408 Gallons Per Day
Water Use Per Household Per Year148,920 Gallons Per Year
Average Water Use by ActivityGallons
How much water is used in a full bath36 gallons
Water used each minute of showering2.5 gallons
Water used each teeth brushing1 gallon
Water used each dishwasher load20 gallons
Water used each by a clothes washer25 gallons
Water used by a toilet flush3 gallons
Water used by an outdoor lawn watering2 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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