100 ways to Save Water

It may not feel like it, but there is a good chance that you use a lot more water than you think you do. In fact, the average US citizen uses between 80 and 100 gallons of water every day. If you’re wondering where all that water is getting used, it’s the small, everyday things you do that add up.

70% of the Earth is covered water, but we can only use less then 1% of that water.

Cutting back on your water usage helps many aspects of life for both you, your community, and the planet. For one, the decline in usable water increase the risk of political instability, a lower food supply, and worldwide health issues. Likewise, using less water leads to a smaller energy requirements, leading to less pollution and lowering fossil fuel usage.

We have put together the following guide to help give you some ideas on how you and your family can save water. We broke the guide out into rooms in your house. The easiest thing to do is start with one room and when you have maximized your water savings, move onto a different room. With you help

Average Monthly Water Use Per Family

Total Gallons Used
Flushing the Toilet
Taking a Shower
Cleaning Clothes

How Much is Your Family Wasting?