In an average home, showers are typically the third largest water use after toilets and clothes washers. The average American shower uses 17.2 gallons and lasts for 8.2 minutes at average flow rate of 2.1 gallons per minute (gpm).
If a patron leaves a shower on for an hour – a patron wastes 126 gallons of water. At Smith Point each day, after a great day at the beach, many Suffolk County Patrons shower off and leave all 10 showers on … That is 1,260 gallons of water wasted in one hour.
Let’s help our planet…
Please turn the showers off.