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BIO Assignment - Calculating Ecological Footprints




Question;Calculating;Ecological Footprints- Chapter 12;In 2010, under its WaterSense program, the EPA;began promoting showerheads that produce still-lower flows of 2 gallons per;minute (gpm). Some cities are already requiring these, and some models today go;even lower. How much water would you save per year by using a 2-gpm showerhead;instead of a 2.5 gpm showerhead?How much water would you be able to save;annually by shortening your average shower time from 8 minutes to 6 minutes?;Assume you use 2.5 gpm showerhead.Compare your answers to questions 1 and 2. Do;you save more water by showering 8 minutes with a 2-gpm showerhead or 6 minutes;with a 2.5-gpm showerhead?Can you think of any factors that are not being;considered in this scenario of water savings? Explain.


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