Water Facts

  • Did You Know?
  • Although 80% of the world is covered by water only 1% of it is drinkable and accessible.
  • On Average, 50% to 70% of home water is used outdoors for watering lawns and gardens.
  • The simple most effective conservation step that can be taken inside the home is to install water efficient showerheads.  They provide great showers, yet use 30% to 70% less water.
  • Laundry accounts for about 14% of home water use.  Adjust the water level on your machine to match the size of your load.
  • A leaking toilet will waste 50 gallons per day or 1500 gallons a month.
  • A dripping faucet that drips 2 drips per second will waste 21 gallons per day or 630 gallons per month.