A single lawn sprinkler sprays approximately five gallons of water per minute at a medium flow rate, or 10 gallons per minute at a high flow rate.
It takes about 660 gallons of water to supply 1,000 square feet of lawn with one inch of water.
A broken sprinkler head wastes about 300 gallons of water in an hour.
The average garden hose flows at 10-16 gallons per minute.
A small leak in a garden hose can waste 700 gallons of water per day.
FUN WATER FACT A family of four uses the toilet on average 7,592 times a year, which uses from 23,000 to 38,000 gallons of water if you have a conventional toilet. A 1.2 gallon low flush toilet would use only about 9,100 gallons.