Savings From Water-Efficient Toilets

By Staff

<h1 align=”center”>Savings From Water-Efficient Toilets</h1>
<p align=”left”>The EPA’s WaterSense program estimates that if a family of four replaces older toilets with WaterSense labeled toilets, they can save about $1,000 in water bills over 10 years. For more information on water-efficient toilets, check out <a href=”https://www.motherearthnews.com/green-homes/home-design/best-options-for-high-efficiency-toilets” target=”_self”>Best Options for High-Efficiency Toilets</a>.</p>
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<h3>Toilet Type</h3>
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<h3>Daily Water Use*</h3>
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<h3> Annual Water Use*</h3>
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<strong>Conventional (3.5 gpf)</strong>
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<td>17.5</td>
<td>6,387</td>
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<strong>Single-flush (1.6 gpf)</strong>
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<td>8.0</td>
<td>2,920</td>
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<strong>Dual-flush (1.6 gpf)</strong>
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<td>4.8</td>
<td>1,752</td>
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<strong>Pressure-assist (1 or 1.6 gpf)</strong>
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<td>4.8 to 8.0</td>
<td>1,752 to 2,920</td>
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<em>*gallons per person</em>
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