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How Toilets Waste Water

  • Flushing multiple times due to
    insufficient water in the bowl
  • Excessive water use in flush
  • Flapper leaks
  • Excessive bowl refill
 

Excessive water used in flush

(0.32 - 3.72 gallons/flush)

3.5 gpf

x 10 flushes per day
x 365 days =
12,775 gallons

1.6 gpf

x 10 flushes per day
x 365 days =
5,840 gallons

 
 

Flapper Leak

(1 in 5 toilets*)

6 gallons per day

x 365 days =
2,190 gallons per year

200 gallons per day

x 365 days =
73,000 gallons per year

*EPA Estimate

 
 

Excessive bowl refill

(0.25 - 1 gallon per flush)

0.25 gallons per flush

x 10 flushes per day
x 365 days =
913 gallons

1 gallon per flush

x 10 flushes per day
x 365 days =
3,650 gallons per year

 
 

Who feels the pain?

Homeowners

  • Spare Bathrooms
  • Vacation Homes

Multi-unit/Motel Owners

  • Tenants/guests typically not financially responsible for water
  • Empty units/motel rooms