A CIESE Collaborative Project

Personal Water Use Chart

Student Name: Household Member Name:
  {------------- To be filled in by student ------------}
Activity Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Total Number
of Times
Estimated Amount
of Water Used (gallons)
Total Weekly
Water Use (gallons)
Washing face or hands                 1  
Taking a shower
(standard shower head)
Taking a shower
(low flow shower head)
Taking a bath                 40  
Brushing teeth
(water running)
Brushing teeth
(water turned off)
Flushing the toilet
(standard flow toilet)
Flushing the toilet
(low flow toilet)
Shaving                 2  
Getting a drink                 0.25  
Cooking a meal                 3  
Washing dishes by hand                 10  
Running a dishwasher                 15  
Doing a load of laundry                 30  
Watering lawn                 300  
Washing car                 50  
Total Weekly Water Use by Household Member (gallons)