# Avg Water Use vs. Avg Water Use with American Dream Water Savers

**American Dream saves 376 gallons per day, and 137,240 per year!
Imagine how that would add up over the years(just in water use)
These results are eye opening..**

**-The Following Information is for Typical Toilets, Faucets and Showerheads-**

**Showers & Baths
**

How many showers per day on average does each member of your household take?

**5**

What is the average length (in minutes) of each shower? (10 minutes is average)

**10**

What is the flow rate (gallons per minute) of your showerhead? (2.5 for standard showerheads)

**2.5**

**Toilets**

What is the average number of times each person flushes a toilet in your household per day? (4 is average) **4**

How many gallons does your toilet use per flush? (1.6 for standard toilets) **4.0**

**Faucets**

How many times each day does each household member use faucets to shave, brush teeth, wash hands and face, etc.? (3 is average)** 5**

How many minutes on average does the water run during each use? (1 minute is average) **1**

**Washing Dishes**

How many times are dishes washed by hand each day? **15**

How many minutes on average does the water run during each dishwashing?**1**

If you have a dishwasher, how many times is it used each week? **7**

The average dishwasher uses 15 gallons of water per load. Change this number if yours is different. **15**

**Laundry**

How many loads of laundry are done by members of your household each week? **7**

The average top loading washing machine uses 43 gallons of water per load, change this number if yours is different. **43**

**Lawn Watering & Other Uses**

How many minutes on average do you use your outdoor water spigot per week?(Usage is 2 gallons per minute). **1**

*Showers & Baths – 125
Toilets – 16
Faucets – 10
Hand Washing Dishes – 6
Dish Washer – 3
Laundry – 9
Lawn Watering – 0
Other Outdoor Uses – 0*

*Your Household water usage:
*

Per day |
Per month |
Per year |

843 gallons | 25627.1999 gallons | 307,695 gallons |

## *American Dream Toilets, Faucets and Showerheads*

**Showers & Baths
**

How many showers per day on average does each member of your household take?

**5**

What is the average length (in minutes) of each shower? (10 minutes is average)

**10**

What is the flow rate (gallons per minute) of your showerhead? (2.5 for standard showerheads) 1

**.25**

**Toilets**

What is the average number of times each person flushes a toilet in your household per day? (4 is average) **4**

How many gallons does your toilet use per flush? (1.6 for standard toilets) **0.8**

**Faucets**

How many times each day does each household member use faucets to shave, brush teeth, wash hands and face, etc.? (3 is average)** 5
**How many minutes on average does the water run during each use? (1 minute is average)

**1**

**Washing Dishes**

How many times are dishes washed by hand each day? **15**

How many minutes on average does the water run during each dishwashing?**1**

If you have a dishwasher, how many times is it used each week? **7**

The average dishwasher uses 15 gallons of water per load. Change this number if yours is different. **15**

**Laundry**

How many loads of laundry are done by members of your household each week? **7**

The average top loading washing machine uses 43 gallons of water per load, change this number if yours is different. **43**

**Lawn Watering & Other Uses**

How many minutes on average do you use your outdoor water spigot per week?(Usage is 2 gallons per minute). **1**

*Showers & Baths – 63
Toilets – 3
Faucets – 10
Hand Washing Dishes – 6
Dish Washer – 3
Laundry – 9
Lawn Watering – 0
Other Outdoor Uses – 0*

*Your Household:
*

Per day |
Per month |
Per year |

467 gallons | $14196.8 gallons | $170,455 gallons |

Water use Calculator, it’s pretty cool to play around with!

-American Dream Water Savers- *By making such small changes as switching to American Dream toilets(*0.8 gallons per flush*), showerheads(*1.5 Gallon per minute*) and faucets(*1.5 Gallon per minute*), you will experience big savings the very moment you install them. They will pay for themselves and return more than their cost in no time!