Water Calulation - exercise 3 Other ways that I use water...

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Heather Stuart Amount per day Time(m) Gallons/minute Gallons per day Bathroom sink 7 5.4 1.3 9.1 Shower 1 24 5.76 138.24 Toilet 5 N/A 5 15 Kitchen sink 2 4.8 1.2 5.76 Drinking water 3 N/A N/A .5 Total gallons of water used in one day: 162.6 1) I used the example above and I got a milk carton and timed how much time it took to fill up the one gallon milk carton. For my drinking water I have a water bottle that measures how many liters a day I am drinking. I usually fill it up about 3-4 times a day. 2) I pretty much knew that I was using a lot more water than I think that I usually would. My main use of water is when I shower. I take a lot of baths to but I didn’t during this
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Unformatted text preview: exercise. 3) Other ways that I use water in my day-to-day life are things that I don’t really notice use that much water but probably do. I water my plants every day, do the dishes, and every week I do a load of laundry. 4) Three ways that I could significant decrease my water use would to be taking shorter showers, not taking any baths at all, and maybe not caring so much about how green the lawn is. Another way that I could save water is using a bucket when I do the dishes rather than letting the water just run. Also, I could try to save more water when washing my hands....
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