According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), showering represents nearly 17 percent of annual residential indoor water use in the United States. Reducing the amount of water you use for showering promotes energy efficiency and water conservation.
Best Shower Head For: Conserving water and saving money
The standard maximum flow rate for shower heads is 2.5 gallons per minute (gpm) at 80 psi, based on current U.S. regulations.
By comparison, a low flow shower head uses 2.0 gpm or less. All of the low flow shower heads designed and manufactured by Water Pik, qualify for the EPA's WaterSense® label by meeting performance and efficiency requirements.
If every household in the U.S. installed WaterSense® labeled low flow shower heads, we could save more than 250 billion gallons of water annually, which could supply more than 2.5 million U.S. homes with water for a year, according to the EPA.
Many communities offer incentives and rebates on the purchase of WaterSense® certified products, because the products help:
Find Your Annual Water, Gas, and Dollar Savings by Gallons Per Minute (GPM) 1
When most people think of low flow shower heads, they think their shower performance will suffer.
At Water Pik, we've engineered our products with OptiFLOW® technology to save water and money without sacrificing a powerful shower.
All of our low flow shower models have received the EPA's WaterSense® certification for efficiency and performance, including:
As we develop new products, Water Pik continually focuses on meaningful innovations, such as water conservation. We are proud to offer low flow water-saving shower heads to support environmental sustainability.