Water is used in large quantities on a daily basis in homes – everything from cooking, cleaning and washing.
A shower uses about five gallons of water per minute, brushing teeth uses about one gallon per minute, and 3 gallons are used every time we flush the toilet.
While water is an essential part of our daily lives, there are a number of ways in which people can conserve this vital resource.
Check out this infographic on water conservation in the home and for tips on how to save water.
Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea