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May contain: cutlery, fork, and water

Commercial Entities

According to EPA WaterSense®, about 52 percent of a restaurant's daily water use happens in the kitchen, while about 30 percent of a hotel's daily water use happens in the restrooms. 

Water use in restaurantsWater use in hotels


May contain: appliance, device, electrical device, and washer

Graywater Reuse

Texas is a graywater-friendly state. However, cities have the option to implement city ordinances if they see it necessary. Currently, the City of Lubbock does not have an ordinance in place restricting the use of graywater.

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service- On-site Graywater Systems 


Electricity Generation

May contain: cable, power lines, electric transmission tower, architecture, building, and tower

With several types of electric generation methods, each handles water consumption differently. Two types of generation technologies include using water from a river, or using water from a lake, which recirculates through a cooling tower. Learn more here:
Save Water to Save Energy tips

The Water Footprint of Electricity 

Additional Resources

TWDB - Water Conservation for Industries, Businesses and Institutions 
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