Water Use Per Person Per Day Compared

Total water delivered divided by the population served. Includes golf courses, parks, etc.

City Year Gallons/Person/Day

Utah, state average 1997 308

U.S. national average 1997 184

Alice Springs, Australia 1992 754


Compiled from a variety of sources including, newspapers, state water departments, city water departments, and water almanacs.

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