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The water consumption is not in the news recently, but I did some mathematics:
The US has a population of around 285 million, 49,1 % male.
Males empty they bladder about 10 times in 24 hrs. Flushing the toilet, which is legal, uses 1.6 gal. of water: 285 x .491 x 1.6 = 223.891 M gals/a day – using an urinal 285x .491 x 0.5 = 69.967 M gals/day.
This means 153.924 M gals/day keep for fight drought.
Interesting, I did install an urinal at my home studio.
What are the comments for discussion?.
That is a lot of flushing but don't forget, men seldom wash there hands unless there wife is around. This saves a lot of water.
Philip, thanks, you pee very seldom, but maybe you are young.
Age brings problems. What about settle for 70%, become only 1,803.2 in 365 days = 658.168 billons' of gallons of water, equal to 24.376 million of CY of water.
Will be interesting to find how many acres of agriculture can be keep, how many workers can be employ to do the job, and how many people can be satisfy they hunger.
Apex, NC - there's no their there :)
Has anyone done a cost/benefit analysis on adding urinals to new residential construction?
How about the scenario where waterless urinal is used?
High Efficiency Waterless Urinals | Sloan
again Geok, requirements to use waterless urinals, some answers?
How often is necessary replace the cartridge barrier, at what cost?