- How much water does a tap use -

If you suspect that your water taps do use too much water, probably they do.

It is rather easy to find out the water flow of a tap and get to know if they are wasting or conserving water.

Tap water usage

If you would like to know how to measure you tap water flow and how to install an eco tap aerator, have a look to this post or this YouTube video.

Water usage and cost calculator

The calculator below can be used to estimate the tap water flow, the water usage and cost over a period of time.

You just need to adjust the values in the PARAMETERS section to your requirements and the calculator will automatically display the RESULTS section.

 

We know that not everyone uses liters so if you are from the US or UK you can have a look to our water consumption calculators page for calculators that will convert liters to you water units.

Convert liters to US gallons

 

Convert liters to UK gallons

 

A few other examples from our Water usage calculators page:

Washing machine electricity usage calculator
Washing machine
Water tap water usage calculator
Water tap
Toilet water usage calculator
Toilet
Bath tube water usage calculator
Bathtub

Additional information

We have created some posts and a video to explain what a cubic meter of water is and how to read a water meter. If you are not familiar with the terms or you have doubts, have a look to this information.

All our videos can be found in YouTube, in both English and Spanish languages.

Additionally, you may want to have a look the the post where we review what is more efficient, if washing the dishes by hand or using the dishwasher.

Water conservation - Save and conserve water

Water conservation can be defined as the decision and the act of using less water

Water conservation both benefit you and the environment  

The act of saving and conserving water does benefit you because you will be paying less on your water bills. 

And it also does benefit the environment because conserving water prevents any unnecessary waste of natural resources.

Now, at individual level it may not look worth to try to save a few litres or gallons here or there. 

Still, every little counts and if hundreds or thousands of us do save a little every time, it will make an important contribution towards conserving our natural resources.

 

For example, if 9000 households would manage to save as little as 5 litres of water per day:

  • Collectively, we would be saving over 16,000,000 litres of water per year!
  • Collectively, assuming a cost of 2 euro per cubic meter of water, we would be saving nearly 33,000 euro per year.
It is clear that small water savings do really count when looking into the bigger picture.

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