Water Wisdom: The scoop on showers

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CAP acre-foot per shower

An average shower for Americans is 8 minutes. If using a standard showerhead, that’s 2.5 gallons of water each minute, or 20 gallons per shower. Shave one minute off your daily shower, you could save more than 900 gallons of water per year. Cut out one shower a week and you conserve more than 1,000 gallons each year!