Residential End Uses of Water

Residential End Uses of Water

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The American Water Works Association Research Foundation (AWWARF) and 22 municipalities, water utilities, water purveyors, water districts and water providers funded this study. Goals of this research included: Providing specific data on the end uses of water in residential settings across the continent; Assembling data on disaggregated indoor and outdoor uses; Identifying variations in water used for each fixture or appliance according to a variety of factors; and Developing predictive models forecast residential water demand. This report represents a time and place snapshot of how water is used in single-family homes in twelve North American locations. Similarities and differences among 'end users' were tabulated for each location, analyzed and summarized. Great care was taken to create a statistically significant representative sample of customer for each of the twelve locations. However, these twelve locations are not statistically representative of all North American locations.These clothes washers had been prohibitively expensive for the American consumer with machines ranging in price from $800 to $1, 200 ... Due to patent problems, major U.S. manufacturers stopped making horizontal axis washers even as they continued to be developed, ... washers has introduced a horizontal axis clothes washer for the residential market including Maytag, Whirlpool, and Frigidaire.

Title:Residential End Uses of Water
Publisher:American Water Works Association -


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