How Much Water Do You Use?

How much water do you think is used for each of these activities?

Correct answer: Taking a 5-minute shower uses 15-30 gallons of water.

Correct answer: Watering the lawn uses 180 gallons of water on average.

Correct answer: Washing clothes uses 3gallons of water on average.

Correct answer: Newer toilets (according to new Federal Plumbing Standards) use 1.6 GPF (gallons per flush). Older toilets can use 3-7 gallons.

Correct answer: A family of four uses 400 gallons of water per day on average.