How Much Water Do You Need to Shower?

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Recently we wrote about radical water management, people who watch every drop. Sami even taught us how to take Navy Showers to save water. Yet when one opens the shelter mags, one sees many artfully photographed women in showers with multiple heads coming from every direction, or rain showers with multiple heads like the Kohler WaterTile Ambient Rain shown above, found at ::Cube Me. Each of the heads pumps out 2.2 gallons per minute, or 8.8 gallons per minute total, compared to a water saving shower head that dribbles out 1.2 gallons per minute.

Yet one is not allowed to purchase a toilet in america that uses more than 1.6 gallons per flush. What is the logic in this?

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