How much water can you save with a new showerhead?

icon_029220_256Grade level: 3rd – 5th

Skills: Multiplication

Related environmental issues: Water

Area level: household

Your family changed their showerhead from a conventional one to a water-saving one. The new showerhead saves 15 gallons of water during a 10-minute shower.

  1. When you take a 20-minute shower, how much water can you save?
  2. If you take a shower once a day, how much water can you save in a week ?
  3. If there are 4 people in your family and everyone takes a shower once a day, how much water can you save in a day?

Source: National Geographic

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Answer keys

  1. 30 gallons (15×2=30)
  2. 105 gallons (15×7=105)
  3. 60 gallons (15×4=60)