Showerhead Water Use


Figure 1: National indoor per capita use percent by fixture (Mayer, et. al. 1999)

Table 1: Shower water use rates, national average*


National Average*
Shower Volume
17.2 gallons
Shower Duration
8.2 minutes
Shower Flow Rate
2.2 gallons per minute
Daily Per Capita Use
11.6 gallons
Showers Per Capita Per Day
0.67 showers per day

Mayer, et. al. 1999