Personal Water Use Chart

Personal Water Use Chart



 Estimated Gallons 

of Water

 Washing face or hands   1
 Taking a shower (standard shower head)   50
 Taking a shower (low flow shower head)   25
 Taking a bath   40
 Brushing teeth with water running   2
 Brushing teeth with water turned off   0.25
 Flushing toilet (standard flow toilet)   5
 Flushing the toilet (low flow toilet)   1.5
 Shaving   2
 Getting a drink   0.25
 Cooking a meal   3
 Washing dishes by hand   10
 Running a dishwasher   15
 Doing a load of laundry   30
 Watering lawn   300
 Washing car   50


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