Water Consumption Statistics

Note: 1 gallon = 3.785 Litres

US  Gallons per year
Shower 4 people x daily 8 min showers,  9L/min water efficient shower head                                      27,773
Toilet 4 people, 5L per flush average (dual flush), 35 flushes per week                                        9,617
Lawn Sprinklers 2x per week, 3x summer months, 20L/min, 60mins per water                                        7,609
Garden Watering 2x per week, 3x summer months, 20L/min, 60mins per water                                        7,609
Bath Tub half full, 65L tub, 1 bath/day                                        6,268
Washing Machine 70L per load, 5 loads per week                                        4,808
Swimming Pool 14,400 L/yr lost through evaporation                                        3,804
Kitchen Sink 30L/day – Dishes, rinsing food etc                                        2,893
Dishwasher 18L/wash, 1x wash/day                                        1,736
Evaporative Cooler 6,056L/yr (based on 360 hours use)                                        1,600
AUSTRALIA  Litres per year
Shower 4 people x daily 8 min showers,  9L/min water efficient shower head                                    105,120
Toilet 4 people, 5L per flush average (dual flush), 35 flushes per week                                      36,400
Lawn Sprinklers 2x per week, 3x summer months, 20L/min, 60mins per water                                      28,800
Garden Watering 2x per week, 3x summer months, 20L/min, 60mins per water                                      28,800
Bath Tub half full, 65L tub, 1 bath/day                                      23,725
Washing Machine 70L per load, 5 loads per week                                      18,200
Swimming Pool 14,400 L/yr lost through evaporation                                      14,400
Kitchen Sink 30L/day – Dishes, rinsing food etc                                      10,950
Dishwasher 18L/wash, 1x wash/day                                        6,570
Evaporative Cooler 6,056L/yr (based on 360 hours use)                                        6,056
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