Being water wise is great, but with just a few simple upgrades, we can make our homes even more water efficient!
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Simple upgrades around the house can make all the difference.
|Doing This||Saves This|
|Install aerators on bathroom faucets||1.2 gallons per person/day|
|Install efficient, WaterSense-labeled shower heads||1 gallon per minute (or 10 gallons per average 10- minute shower)|
|Wash only full loads of clothes||15-45 gallons per load|
|Turn off water when brushing teeth or shaving||Approximately 10 gallons per day|
|Take five minute showers instead of 10 minute showers||12.5 gallons with a water efficient showerhead (2.5 gallons per minute)|
|Fix leaky toilets||30-50 gallons per day per toilet|
|Install a high-efficiency WaterSense-labeled toilet (1.28 gallons per flush)||19 gallons per person/day|