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residential water consumption rate

The amount of water used per person per day at home.

Used to calculate:water used inside

Varies by: lifestyle

Used lifestyle Reference Location: Ecosystem
(study period)
Value Units Notes
* Average American Hoekstra & Chapagain 2007 Water footprints of nations USA: Nationwide (1997 - 2001) 216.9 m3/person/year ref_database also cites (ID 12)
* Average Earthling Hoekstra & Chapagain 2007 Water footprints of nations Global: Global (1997 - 2001) 57.4 m3/person/year
* Average New Yorker NYC 2010 CEQR Technical Manual New York City: New York City (2010) 100 gallons of water / person / day
Average New Yorker USGS 2013 National Water Information System Kings County (Brooklyn): Domestic residences (2005) 91.85 gallons of water / person / day Calculated by dividing "Domestic total self-supplied withdrawals plus deliveries, in Mgal/d" by "Total Population of area, in thousands" and multiplying by 1000
Average New Yorker USGS 2013 National Water Information System New York County (Manhattan): Domestic residences (2005) 107.71 gallons of water / person / day Calculated by dividing "Domestic total self-supplied withdrawals plus deliveries, in Mgal/d" by "Total Population of area, in thousands" and multiplying by 1000
Average New Yorker USGS 2013 National Water Information System Richmond County (Staten Island): Domestic residences (2005) 123.58 gallons of water / person / day Calculated by dividing "Domestic total self-supplied withdrawals plus deliveries, in Mgal/d" by "Total Population of area, in thousands" and multiplying by 1000
Average New Yorker USGS 2013 National Water Information System Bronx County: Domestic residences (2005) 62.1 gallons of water / person / day Calculated by dividing "Domestic total self-supplied withdrawals plus deliveries, in Mgal/d" by "Total Population of area, in thousands" and multiplying by 1000
Average New Yorker USGS 2013 National Water Information System Queens County: Domestic residences (2005) 101.96 gallons of water / person / day Calculated by dividing "Domestic total self-supplied withdrawals plus deliveries, in Mgal/d" by "Total Population of area, in thousands" and multiplying by 1000
* Eco-conscious NYC 2010 CEQR Technical Manual New York City: New York City (2010) 100 gallons of water / person / day same as Average New Yorker
* Lenape Person Gleick 1996 Basic Water Needs Global: Residences (1996) 50 liters per day per person

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