The Water Crisis

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The Water Crisis - The Salonga Brothers - Modesto Real Estate

The Water Crisis – The Salonga Brothers – Modesto Real Estate

The Water Crisis – Where are we wasting?

A Typical three-bedroom, single-family home in California uses approximately 174,000 gallons a year.

Where do families use the most water?

57% Landscaping

17% Shower

9% Kitchen and bathroom faucets

9% Over-watering

4% Clothes washer

4% Toilets

California Senate Bill 407

By Jan. 1, 2017, all residential properties in California that were built prior to 1994 will be required to retrofit with:

Toilets that use no more than 1.6 gallons per flush

Shower heads with flow rates of no more than 2.5 gallons per minute

Other interior fixture that use less than 2.2 gallons of water per minute