Activities

DC Water for Kids
Daily Water Usage

A water audit Calculates the average amount of water you use at home each day. Use these charts to perform your own water audit!

Showers

A shower uses 2-5 gallons a minute. If you have a water-saving shower fixture, write "2" in the first space below. Otherwise, write "5".

 
 

Toilet

A toilet uses between 2-5 gallons a flush. If you have a water-saving toilet, write "2" in the first space below. Otherwise, write "5".

 
 

Faucets

Running the faucet while brushing your teeth uses between 2-5 gallons per minute. If you have a water-saving faucet, write "2" in the first space below. Otherwise, write "5".