Frequent Questions

How much water does the average person use?

The average American family uses more than 300 gallons of water per day at home. Roughly 70 percent of this use occurs indoors. More information about typical water use can be found on EPA’s WaterSense Web site.

Information about water use in your home can be found on your water bill.

Use the WaterSense Calculator to find where you can use water more efficiently at home.

Further information about typical water use at home can be found through the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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