Away Our Future
Flushing Away our
Future, another S.W.I.S.H investigation,
focuses on one part of water
conservation: toilet flushes. The big
question is, "What is the cost of
not conserving?" and is the same as in
This time students have to weigh the
benefits of the dollars from the beach
tourist industry with the water being
you ever thought how changing just one
action could effect your life? Toilet
flushes are responsible for 40% of indoor
water use. Thats a lot of water!
How much is it exactly? How can you save
water by just focusing on toilet use?
All users are responsible for smart
water usage. Wise water use is crucial to
our environmental health, general well
being, and our future!
Most of us use
far more water than we need. The average
adult needs only 2.5 quarts of water a
day to maintain health, but an average
person uses between 60 to over 300
gallons per day! By practicing water
conservation, we can reduce the amount of
water use in our homes between 30 to 40%.