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Be Water Wise - Know How Much Water You Use

Unit
Amount of Water used
Typical automatic sprinkler system
Average 37 litres per minute
Toilet – 1 flush
About 6 to 13 litres
Swimming pool – 5 by 9 metres
About 50,000 litres
Shower – 5 minutes
Average 53 litres
Car wash in the driveway
About 440 litres
Dishwasher
30 litres per load
Clothes washer  – older top loading
About 150 litres
Average Markham family of 4
Between 5,000 and 7,000 litres of water per week


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