The realities of household water waste

24 billion baths

The amount U.S. households waste: over a trillion gallons of water a year

4,000 gallons every day

Leaky toilets - a common problem - can add thousands of dollars to an annual water bill

 

270 loads of laundry

The equivalent of the average household's leaks every year - around 10,000 gallons

180 showers

A faucet dripping at the rate of one drip per second can waste more than 3,000 gallons over a year