DEEP: Water Saving Options

Water Saving Options

Activity Normal Use Gallons Conservation Measure Gallons Saving
Shower Water running 25 Wet Down, Soap Up, Rinse 9 16 gallons
Brushing Teeth Tap Running 10 Wet Brush, Rinse Briefly 1/2 9 1/2 gallons
Bath Full 35 Minimal (1/4 full) 10-12 25-27 gallons
Shaving Tap Running 20 Partially Fill Sink Basin 1 19 gallons
Washing Dishes Tap Running 30 Wash & Rinse in Partially Filled Sink Basin 5 25 gallons
Dishwasher Full Cycle 16 Short Cycle 7 9 gallons
Washing Hands Water running 2 Fill Sink Basin (or just to wet & rinse) 1 1 gallon
Toilet Flushing Average 5-7
  • With tank displacement
  • New toilet
3 - 6
2 - 3
1 - 2 gallons
3 - 4 gallons
Washing Machine Full cycle, top water level 60 Short Cycle, Minimal Water 27 33 gallons
Outdoor Watering Per minute 10 Hand Watering    
Leaky Faucet 1/32" leak 170/24 hours Fix Leak 0 170/24 hours