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Case Study - 1436 Lexington Avenue NY

Case Study - 1436 Lexington Avenue NY

The Water Scrooge was engaged to affect water savings in this 13-unit building. The starting point for this building was annual sewer and water costs of $23,994.

The Water Scrooge™ program included installation of: Installation of the Toilet Scrooge™ valve to eliminate leaks from running toilets.

Before engaging with The Water Scrooge™, the property averaged 339 Gallons / Unit / Day.

The Water Scrooge installations took place in January 2023.

The graphs below cover January to December 2022 in Red and January to November 2023 in Blue. Data pulled from NYC DEP portal.


Table 1.0    Average Volume / Unit / Day. Pre/Post Installation

Table 1.0    Average Volume / Unit / Day. Pre/Post Installation

2022 Average consumption: 339 Gallons / Unit / Day

February - November 2023 Average consumption: 88 Gallons / Unit / Day - 74% savings.

This installation led to a marked decline in the average daily consumption volume.

Savings / Payback / ROI

The net benefit of the Water Scrooge conservation program is annual savings of approximately $18,517.

This is calculated using:

  • The initial average usage of 339 Gallons / Unit/ Day (2022 Consumption)

  • Revised average usage of 88 Gallons / Unit Day (2023 Consumption)

  • Water and Sewer Cost of $11.63 / 748 Gallons

The project cost was $3,250 = $250 / door

The payback period on the $3,250 investment is two months with an ROI of 569%!!!


Before installations (Feb-Nov 2022)
After installations
(Feb-Nov 2023)
   Water Cost

Based on current savings, you are projected to save $ 18,517 annually (which equals $1,424 per unit) and will produce positive ROI after two months.

positive ROI after two months

Toilet Scrooge™ Savings Solutions

Unlike leak detection solutions in the market, The Toilet Scrooge™ prevents leaks instead of just detecting them - making it an all-around, better solution for leaky toilets!

Our Toilet Scrooge™ customers save about 15% on their water bills!

Learn more about how much money you can save with the Toilet Scrooge™.

Learn more about how much money you can save with the Toilet Scrooge

About The Water Scrooge™

The Water Scrooge™ offers water conservation ways and products to multi-family landlords and homeowners, including: shower flow controllers, Leak Detection Systems, Toilet Leak Prevention Devices (The Toilet Scrooge™), water flow management devices (SMART Valve™), toilet calibration and DIY products.

Also featuring The Water Scrooge™ App. Our app empowers your team to carry out the installation of our kits. With it, you can also record and track data points about the units (other than water usage).