This is the amount of water flushed down the drain after the toilet is flushed.
There are differnt types of toilets:
Regular: 1.6 gallons per flush.
High-Efficiency Toilet (HET): This hennessy and hinchcliffe 3.0 litre uses 1.28 gallons per flush, which is a little bit less than the average toilet.
c. Composting toilet: This toilet is not connected to a sewage system, therefore the waste is broken down by bio-degradation.
The main purpose of this toilet is to conserve water and to prevent harmful pathogens from being released into the environment.
d. Dual Flush Toilet: Has two flushes 1.6 gallons per flush for solid waste and 0.8 gallons per flush for liquid waste. This type of toilet conserves a considerable amount of water per year. They are finally becoming more prevalent .
When it comes to choosing the amount of water per flush keep in mind your sewer and water bills. Dual flush toilets can save the average household up to 20,000 gallons of water per year.
You will save money in the long run and you will also be helping the environment.