This calculator estimates metered water consumption for single residential houses based on your answers to questions regarding water use in and around the home.
It should take you less than five minutes to complete.
At 20-30% of household use, the bathroom is an area you can use a lot of water and easily save a lot too.
Daily water use for a household is:
This equates to an average daily water use per person of:
You will notice a front loading washing machine makes the biggest difference here.
Dishwashers don’t use as much water as you might think, but leaving the tap running uses up to 12L/minute.
The kitchen section includes your tap usage throughout the house.
This accounts for one quarter of all household water use so it is worth looking at your behaviour and irrigation carefully.
The following sections ask you about three forms of irrigation.
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