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Shower vs Bath

Shower vs Bath

To see how much water you use while taking a shower, close the drain before you start showering. When you are finished, check to see how much water is in your tub. If it is more than you would use for a bath, then maybe a bath is a better conservation method.

But if you prefer showers, you can check to see how much water your showerhead is using. Take a bucket and mark it at the one-gallon level. Put the bucket under the showerhead to catch the water, and time it for 24 seconds. If the bucket is filled to around the one-gallon level, your showerhead is working just fine. If it is more than one-gallon, installing a new low-flow showerhead will save water.


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