Americans Use 400 Gallons of Water Per Day

Can you imagine living on 5 gallons of water a day? Families in Africa do. So how much water do Americans use everyday? DAILY SNIPPET: the average family of four in American can use 400 gallons of water every day.

The biggest culprits are toilets, clothes washers, showers, faucets, and leaks. In fact a leaking toilet can use up to 200 gallons a day.

The bathroom is the largest consumer of indoor water. The toilet alone can use 27 percent of household water. Almost every activity or daily routine that happens in the home bathroom uses a large quantity of water.