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Peeing in the Shower Could Save Millions of Gallons of Water (and Dollars)

Peeing in the Shower Could Save Millions of Gallons of Water (and Dollars)

campaign, Torr and Dobson did the math to see what impact one simple change in bathroom behavior would have on the campus, and indeed, in the UK. What they found was that a single flush of the average toilet consumes 12 liters (3.2 gallons) of water, and costs 2 pence (a little over 3 cents). Multiply that by the 15,000 students at UEA—and their first pee of the day—and skipping the john and jumping straight into the shower would save the campus £125,000 per year, and enough water to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool 26 times over.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/peeing-in-the-shower-could-save-mill...

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