You may want to grab a calculator. But you'll probably get the idea even without it.
If you brushed your teeth this morning, you probably used 2 gallons of water. Afterward, if you took a shower, you used as much as 5 gallons per minute (though nobody was timing you). Still, that's better than filling a bathtub, which requires about 36 gallons of water.
If you washed the dinner dishes by hand, you probably used between 8 and 27 gallons of water. This may sound like a lot because it is – and it's also why energy advocates recommend using the dishwasher instead. It uses only between 6 and 16 gallons.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]