Facts

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  • Compared to 1950 Americans now use 127 percent more water.
  • Approximately 95 percent of the water coming into our homes goes down the drain.
  • You can waste 4 gallons of water by  running the tap while brushing your teeth.
  • A leaking faucet dripping at a rate of one drop per second can waste up to 2,700 gallons of water each year.
  • An average family of fours water uses is almost equal to a garden hose or sprinkler.
  • Many people in the world live off 3 gallons of water per day or even less, we can use that amount in one flush of the toilet.
  • Over 25% of all the clean, drinkable water you use in your home is used to flush the toilet

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