2602 NE 9th Avenue | Cape Coral, FL 33909 USA | 239.574.3443
 
WATER USAGE ROUGH ESTIMATES (GALLONS/DAY)

Facility Water Usage
Assembly Halls 2 gallons/sea
Apartment Buildings 150-200 gallons/unit
Barber Shops 55 gallons/day/chair
Beauty Salons 270 gallons/day/chair
Bowling Alleys 75 gallons/lane
Camps-Day (no meals) 15 gallons/person/day
Resorts (day & night with limited plbg) 35 gallons/person/day
Country Club per resident 100 gallons /day
Country Club per non-resident member 25 gallons/day
Factories - with shower 35 gallons/shift
Factories - without shower 25 gallons/shift
Farms: Cow 12 gallons/day
Farms: Cow (dairy) 15 gallons/day
Farms: Goat 2 gallons/day
Farms: Hog 4 gallons/day
Farms: Horse 12 gallons/day
Farms: Mule 12 gallons/day
Farms: Sheep 2 gallons/day
Farms: Steer 12 gallons/day
Farms: Chicken/100 10 gallons/day
Farms: Turkey/100 18 gallons/day
Food & Service Operations: Average restaurant 70 gallons/seat
Food & Service Operations: 24 Hour restaurant 100 gallons/seat
Food & Service Operations: Hotels .256 gpd/sq ft
Institutions: Hospitals 250 gallons/bed
Institutions: Rest Homes 100 gallons/bed
Laundries: Coin Operated 2.17 gpd/sq. ft.
Laundries: Commercial .253 gpd / sq. ft
Motels 100 gallons/unit
Office Building 20 gallons/employee
Schools: Day (with cafeteria, gym, shower) 25 gallons/ student
Schools: Day ( with cafeteria, gym) 20 gallons/student
Schools: Day ( with cafeteria) 15 gallons/student
Service Stations (estimate) 10 gallons/vehicle
Shopping Centers .160 gpd/sq. ft.
Stores 400 gallons/toilet room
Movie Theatres 2 gallons/seat
Trailer Parks 100 gallons/space

Boilers: to determine daily make up in gallons

  • Multiply boiler horse power by 4.25
  • Then multiply (1) by hours per day operation
  • Then multiply by the % operating rating
  • Then subtract the % of condensate return

Cooling Towers : to determine daily make up in gallons

  • Multiply the tonnage by 4. (This includes 2 gal.(7.6 litre)/hour/ton evaporation and 2 gal (7.6 litre)/hour/ton bleed off}
  • Then multiply (1) by the hours per day operation