How much water do you use?

This is the latest infographic from Practical Action, one of my favourite charities. I’m not posting it to highlight how much water we use, more to remind us how fortunate we are to have clean water in the first place.

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2 Comments on “How much water do you use?”

  1. imarunner2012 September 30, 2013 at 7:17 pm #

    That’s a lot of water. I only run my dish washer 2-3 times per week. I also use a cup of water to brush my teeth. How do you possibly use 24 litres to brush your teeth? I’m in the US, but the UK example seems like an extreme case.

    • Jeremy September 30, 2013 at 8:00 pm #

      You’d have to leave the tap running while you brushed, so they’ve taken an extreme example there. But then maybe most people do leave the tap running, I don’t know.

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