Domestic water use

"Water used for household purposes, such as drinking, food preparation, bathing, washing clothes and dishes,  ushing toilets, and water- ing lawns and gardens. About 85% of domestic water is delivered to U.S. homes by a public-supply facility, such as a county water department. About 15% of the nation’s population obtains their domestic water from wells." (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, n.y.)


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. "A Glossary  of Water-Related Terms", by Brian Benham. Publication 442-758

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