Find out how much water you use,
learn how to reduce you water footprint.

Why Save Water?

We take our water for granted, and it’s a part of a problem. Here are quick facts about water use in an average US household:

6,414

Gallons of water

Needed to grow daily amount of food for a family of four.

3,000

Gallons of water

Are wasted per year from a leaky faucet, that drips at a rate of one drop per second.

101

Gallons of water

Are used by an average person, per day.

180

Showers

Can be taken if that one faucet was fixed.

What Can I Do?

It’s very simple: just save.

Common (and cheap) ways are:

  • Limit your shower time
  • Run washer / dishwasher only when fully loaded
  • Fix leaky faucets as soon as you find out
  • Teach kids to turn faucets off after use
  • Limit your shower time
  • Run washer / dishwasher only when fully loaded
  • Fix leaky faucets as soon as you find out
  • Teach kids to turn faucets off after use

These are just basic tips, and there are countless more. It just takes a bit of creativity and desire to stop wasting water.

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