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Enterprise Community Partners | 2GREEN & HEALTHY LIVING: Water Conservation What Uses the Most Water? Other, 2 Gallons Faucets, 11 Gallons Leaks, 10 Gallons Baths, 1 Gallon Toilet, 19 Gallons Dishwasher, 1 Gallon Clothes Washer, 15 Gallons Shower, 12 Gallons 69 Gallons/Person/Day Source: American Water Works Association, Drinktap.org 2010 & Handbook of Water Use and Conservation
Enterprise Community Partners | 3GREEN & HEALTHY LIVING: Water Conservation What’s Your Water Use? Complete Water Conservation Exercises 1 & 2: What habits waste the most water? What habits can I change? How much water would I save? How much water could all of us save together?
Enterprise Community Partners | 5GREEN & HEALTHY LIVING: Water Conservation Leaks Leaking toilet can waste up to 200 gallons/day Faucet leak 1 drip/second wastes 5 gallons/day Hot water leaks waste water and energy Leaks account for 14% of household water use
Enterprise Community Partners | 7GREEN & HEALTHY LIVING: Water Conservation What is WaterSense? WaterSense is a label that indicates whether a product meets EPA water efficiency standards WaterSense Standards Showerheads < 2 gallons per minute Faucets <1.5 gallons per minute Toilets use < 1.28 gallons per flush & flush 350 grams of solid matter (they work!) www.epa.gov/watersense website lists EPA WaterSense products
Enterprise Community Partners | 8GREEN & HEALTHY LIVING: Water Conservation What is EPA Energy Star? EPA program that sets energy and water efficiency standards for products, evaluates products, lists approved products. You may recognize the logo, it’s on appliances like refrigerators, televisions, etc. ENERGY STAR also evaluates clothes washers for energy and water use. www.epa.gov/energystar
Enterprise Community Partners | 9GREEN & HEALTHY LIVING: Water Conservation Together, We Can Make a Difference! Resident: 51 Gallons Saved/DAY Management: 40 Gallons Saved/DAY Together: 90+ Gallons Saved/DAY += 1 Gallon saved/day Shorter Showers Report Leaks Showers 20 Gallons Kitchen Sink 24 Gallons Bathroom 11 Gallons Don’t Run Bath Faucet Don’t Run Kitchen Faucet Toilets 20 Gallons Install WaterSense Showerhead Repair Leaks Install Bath Aerator Install Sink Aerator
Enterprise Community Partners | 10GREEN & HEALTHY LIVING: Water Conservation What’s Your Action Plan Management Actions? Resident Actions? How will we track our progress?