How much water does my shower, toilet, sink, etc. use?
Activity / Appliance
Water Usage
Shower (5 Minutes)
30 Gallons
Toilet Flushing
5 to 7 Gallons (Tap running)
Brushing Teeth
10 Gallons (Tap running)
Tub Bath
25 Gallons
Shaving
20 Gallons (Tap running)
Washing Hands
2 Gallons (Tap running)
Dishwasher
15 Gallons per load
Washing Machine
25 go 30 Gallons per day
Leaking Toilet (Some leaks you will not hear)
Up to 200 or more gallons a day
Dripping Faucet
Up to 20 Gallons per day

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1. Why is my bill so high?
2. How do you determine my wastewater (sewer) charge?
3. Why is my wastewater (sewer) charge higher that my water charge?
4. Where is my meter, and when do you read it?
5. How much water does my shower, toilet, sink, etc. use?