How Much Water is Your Home Wasting?

Over 70% of the earth's surface is covered with water, but only 1% of that is available for human consumption. Conservation matters. The less water we waste, the more water we have when we need it – like during this year's drought.

Over 70% of the earth’s surface is covered with water, but only 1% of that is available for human consumption. Conservation matters. The less water we waste, the more water we have when we need it – like during this year’s drought.

This infographic from elocal.com helps visualize the amount of water used by an average home in the U.S. Comparing regular appliances and plumbing with water-saving fixtures really shows how much we could save, both in water and dollars. New appliances come out all the time. Some are high-tech and some are very simple.

Home Water Conservation

Infographic courtesy of elocal.com

Written by Heather Carr

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