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Water Usage Calculator

Bali is facing a severe water crisis. Understanding where and how much water we use is the first step in beginning to conserve one of our most precious resources. This simple calculator will help you to track your household consumption, both indoors and outdoors


Total number of people in your household. (Required)
INDOOR WATER USE
Showers & Baths
How many showers per day on average does each member of your household take?
What is the average length (in minutes) of each shower? (10 minutes is average)
What is the flow rate (litres per minute) of your showerhead?
(9.5 for standard showerheads)
Total number of baths taken each week in your household.
Toilets
What is the average number of times each person flushes a toilet in your household per day?  (4 is average)
How many litres does your toilet use per flush? (6 for standard toilets 4.5 for dual flush toilets)
Taps
How many times each day does each household member use water taps to shave,
brush teeth, wash hands and face, etc.? (3 is average)
How many minutes on average does the water run during each use? (1 minute is average)
Washing dishes
How many times are dishes washed by hand each day?
How many minutes on average does the water run during each dishwashing?
If you have a dishwasher, how many times is it used each week?
The average dishwasher uses 25 litres of water per load. Change this number if yours is different.
Laundry
How many loads of laundry are done by members of your household each week.
The average new top loading washing machine uses 50 litres of water per load, old ones may take 100 litres, change this number if yours is different.

OUTDOOR WATER USE
Lawn Watering, Car Washing, Topping up the Swimming Pool & Other Uses
How many times is your lawn watered through a sprinkler system each week?
How many minutes is the lawn watered per watering? (Usage is 55 litres per minute)
How many minutes on average do you use your outdoor water taps per week? Include washing the car, topping up the swimming pool and other use (usage is 8 litres per minute).

         

RESULTS
Daily water use (litres) per person in your household
INDOOR WATER USE OUTDOOR WATER USE
Showers & Baths Lawn Watering
Toilets Other Outdoor Uses
Water taps  
Hand Washing Dishes
Dishwasher
Laundry
Comparison between your household
and an average British household
  Your Household Usage British Average Household Usage
Interior litres per day
Exterior litres per day
 
Total Household litres of Water Used in the House
  Per Day Per Month Per Year
Your Household
British Average
Comments:
* All calculations are rounded to the nearest litre
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