Indoor water use is essential to the health and well-being of families and communities. Denver Water’s core mission is to maintain adequate water supplies for drinking, cooking, bathing, cleaning and personal hygiene.
And, it requires about 40 gallons per person per day.
On average, Denver Water’s single-family residential customers use about 50 gallons per person per day indoors — 10 gallons more than the benchmark for efficient indoor water use of 40 gallons per person per day.
Want to get your home in shape? This indoor self-audit is a great place to start:
So, how do you know if your household is hitting the indoor use target? Check out this story to learn more about indoor water consumption.
For more information and tips about how to be water efficient indoors and outdoors, visit denverwater.org/Efficiency.