Water Consumption Calculator

To estimate the amount of water your household consumes, just fill out the form below and press the Calculate button.

You can also use this form to see where you can reduce your water consumption by limiting shower times, installing new water fixtures, and reducing the number of laundry & dishwasher loads. On average, most households in the Raleigh service area use approximately 200 gallons per day.

If you would like more information regarding specific usage values for household water fixtures & appliances, go to www.h2ouse.org and take the 'Home Tour'.

 
Number Of People In Residence
Bathroom Water Use
Daily Showers In The Residence
Average Shower Time In Minutes
Shower Head Flow Rate (3.8 std. 1.6 res.)
Total Weekly Baths In Residence
Toilet Water Use
Average Number Of Flushes Daily Per Person
Gallons Per Flush (5 std. 1.6 res.)
Faucet Water Use
Average Number Of Times Each Person Uses Faucet Daily
How Many Minutes Each Use
Dishwashing Water Use
How Many Times Are Dishes Washed By Hand Daily
How Many Minutes Each Use
How Many Dishwasher Loads Each Week
Gallons Per Dishwasher Load
Laundry Water Use
How Many Loads Of Laundry Each Week
How Many Gallons Each Load
Lawn Water Use
How Many Times Is The Lawn Watered Each Week
For How Many Minutes Each Time
How Many Minutes For Other Outdoor Use Each Week
       
Calculated Results
Bathroom  gallons
Lawn Watering  gallons
Toilets  gallons
Other Outdoor Uses  gallons
Faucets  gallons
Laundry  gallons
Dishwasher  gallons
Hand Washing Dishes  gallons
COMPARISON BETWEEN YOUR HOUSEHOLD AND THE DWA AVERAGE* HOUSEHOLD
     
 
Your House
DWA Average
Interior per capita gallons per day
135
Exterior per capita gallons per day
72
 
Total Per Capita Gallons Of Water Used
 
Per Day
Per Month
Per Year
Your Household
DWA Average
 
Comments
 
* Based on the Desert Water Agency 2002 public data.