Document Types: Water Conservation
Showering is one of the leading ways we use water in the home, accounting for 20 percent of residential indoor water use. For the average family, that adds up to nearly 40 gallons per day. That’s nearly 1.3 trillion gallons of water used in the United States annually just for showering, or enough to supply … Continued
Toilets are by far the main source of water use in the home, accounting for nearly 30 percent of an average home’s indoor water consumption. Older, inefficient toilets that use as much as 6 gallons per flush also happen to be a major source of wasted water in many homes.
WaterSense labeled weather based irrigation controllers are smart controllers that have been independently certified for efficiency and performance. Replacing a standard clock timer with a WaterSense labeled model can save homeowners and businesses nearly 7,600 gallons of water annually.
Most of us know we can save water if we turn off the tap while brushing our teeth (as much as 3,000 gallons per year!), but did you know that there are products that will help save water when you turn on the tap too? WaterSense labeled faucets and faucet accessories (e.g., aerators) are high-performing, … Continued