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Taking Account for Your Water Usage
Task  Normal Gallons per Day per Event  Typical Four-Person Family Residential (Gallons)  Typical Three-Person Family Residential (Gallons)  Typical Two-Person Family Residential (Gallons) 
Washing face and hands  1 240 180 120
Brushing teeth with water on  2 240 120 120
Brushing teeth with water off  0.25 60 60 30
Flushing toilet (standard flow toilet)  5 900 450 450
Flushing toilet (low flow toilet)  1.5 270 270 N/A
Shaving  2 60 60 20
Running dishwasher  15 190 145 100
Washing dishes by hand  10 N/A N/A N/A
Cooking / drinking  3 80 60 40
Taking a bath  40 2,400 1,800 1,200
Taking a shower (standard flow head)  50 (5 minutes) 1,500 750 750
Taking a shower (low flow head)  25 (5 minutes) 750 375 N/A
Doing a load of laundry  30 520 390 260
Washing car  50 300 300 200
Totals  N/A 7,510 4,960 3,290