Compare Your Water Usage

  Normal Use Conservation Use
Shower 25-50 Gallons
Water running
(5 gallons per min)
2.5 Gallons per min. or less
Low flow showerhead
Brushing Teeth 10 Gallons
Tap running
(3 gallons per min)
1/2 - 1 Gallon
We brush, rinse briefly
Tub Bath 36 Gallons
Full tub
(3 gallons per min)
10-12 Gallons
Minimal water level
Shaving 20 Gallons
Tap running
(3 gallons per min)
1 Gallon
Fill basin
Washing Hands 2 Gallons
Tap running
(3 gallons per min)
1 Gallon
Fill basin
Toilet Flushing 4-7 Gallons
Standard toilet
1.6 Gallons
Low consumption toilet
Dishwashing 30 Gallons
Tap running
(3 gallons per min)
5 Gallons
Wash and rinse
Automatic Dishwasher 16 Gallons
Full cycle per load
7 Gallons
Short cycle per load
Washing Machine 50-60 Gallons
Standard per load
20-25 Gallons
Water efficient per load
Outdoor Watering 10 Gallons (per min)
Average hose
Lowest Priority
Minimize/Eliminate