A single dripping faucet can waste over 27,000 gallons of water annually. In our research, tenants rarely report dripping fixtures.
United States regulations stipulate that water flow from showers must be limited to 2.5 gallons per minute. But the average water flow in showers is 60% more than the legal limit, flowing at a whopping 4 gallons per minute. That is a waste of 1.5 gallons per minute of water and hot water which can be account for $405 per shower per year!
65% of water usage is hot water, making up nearly 20% of energy bills, that’s a lot of money literally pouring down the drain.
The Water Scrooge reduces water waste by controlling the flow of water to an intentional gallons-per-minute flow rate. And, the savings are locked in by completely tamper-proof fixtures that sit behind the shower wall.