Water Saving Equipment Usage Chart

Water Use in Gallons Per Fixture / Fitting / Appliance

 

  • Vintage Toilet *4-6 Gallons per flush
     
  • Conventional Toilet **3.5 Gallons per flush
     
  •  Low Consumption Toilet ***1.6 Gallons per flush
     
  •  Conventional Showerhead  *3-10 Gallons per minute
     
  •  Low Flow Showerhead 2-2¼ Gallons per minute
     
  •  Faucet Aerator *3-6 Gallons per minute
     
  •  Flow Regulating Aerator ½-2½ Gallons per minute
     
  •  Top Loading washer 40-55 Gallons per load
     
  •  Front Loading Washer 22-22 Gallons per load
     
  • *Manufactured before 1978

**Manufactured from 1978-93
***Manufactured since Jan. 1 1994

Did You Know?

Taking a bath requires up to 70 gallons of water. A five-minute shower uses only 10 to 25 gallons.

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