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Watch Your Water Consumption Cooper City!

This page designed, written and sponsored by Commissioner John Sims

Understanding where and how much water your Cooper City household consumes is the first step in beginning to conserve one of our most precious resources and lowering your water bill. This simple home water usage calculator will allow you to track your household water consumption for both indoor and outdoor use. After calculating your estimated water usage, you can start to conserve in ways that work best with your lifestyle and in ways that will help you save money on your water bill and help Cooper City conserve our most precious resource. Thank you for taking the time to learn about your estimated usage of household water. With this knowledge, you will be able to start conserving water in your home in ways you never thought about.

HELP SAVE WATER COOPER CITY!

Enter information into the form below and press the "Calculate" button to calculate your daily, monthly, and yearly estimated water use in gallons. You do not need to answer questions if they don't apply.
GENERAL QUESTIONS
1. Total number of people in your household. (Required)

INDOOR WATER USAGE

BATHROOM & TOILETS
1. How many showers are taken each day in your household?
2. What is the average length (in minutes) of each shower.
(Enter 6.3 if you are unsure)
3. What is the flow rate (in gallons per minute) of your showerhead?
(Enter 5 for standard showerhead; 2 for low flow)
4. Total number of baths taken each week by members of your household.
5. Average number of times each person flushes a toilet in your house per day.
(Enter 4 if you are unsure)
6. How many gallons does your toilet use per flush?
(Enter 5 if you have a standard toilet; 1.6 if you have a low volume toilet)
FAUCETS

1. How many times each day does each household member use faucets to shave, brush teeth, wash hands and face?

2. How many minutes does the water run during each use?
WASHING DISHES
1. How many times are dishes washed by hand each day?
2. How many minutes does the water run during each wash?
3. If you have a dishwasher, how many times is it used each week?

4. The average dishwasher uses 15 gallons of water per load, change this number if yours is different.

LAUNDRY
1. How many loads of laundry are done by members of your household each week.

2. The average washing machine uses 55 gallons of water per load, change this number if yours is different.

OUTDOOR WATER USE

(Enter number's only if you use city water to irrigate, not well or lake water)

LAWN WATERING & OTHER USES
1. How many times is your lawn watered each week, using city water?
2. How many minutes is the lawn watered per watering?

3. Water is also used outdoors to wash cars, fill pools, rinse outdoor furniture and clean equipment. Estimate the average number of minutes water is used outdoors for purposes other than watering each week, using city water.


Press the Calculate button to compute your overall water use.


YOUR HOUSEHOLD ESTIMATED RESULTS

PER CAPITA DAILY WATER USE IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD

Per person (per capita), in gallons

INDOOR WATER USE OUTDOOR WATER USE
Bathroom Lawn Watering
Toilets Other Outdoor Uses
Faucets GENERAL WATER USE
Laundry
Dishwasher
Hand Washing Dishes
Click HERE to learn more about how to reduce your water usage.
COMPARISON BETWEEN YOUR HOUSEHOLD AND
THE COOPER CITY AVERAGE* HOUSEHOLD
Your House
Interior per capita gallons per day
Exterior per capita gallons per day
Total Per Capita Household Gallons of Water Used
Per Day Per Month Per Year
Your Household
Cooper City Average
Comments:
*The comments above is based on Cooper City Utility Department data (February 2009) of 91 gal. daily, 2,733 gal. monthly & 32,800 gal. yearly usage PER CAPITA, per 3 person household.

DISCLAIMER: For estimate usage purposes only! Not to be used to calculate your previous, current or future water bill!

CLICK HERE FOR THE

NEW TIERED WATER RATES TO PROMOTE CONSERVATION

If you have any questions on the new tiered rates please contact the Cooper City Customer Service Office at 954-434-4300.

Political advertisement paid for and approved by John Sims, Nonpartisan, for Cooper City Commissioner, District 1