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Faucet Flow Fighters (FFF). VJ Stout Eric Skogmo Brandon Lowe. Global Problem. Only 2.5% of the worlds water is freshwater Not all is accessible A lot of that water is wasted. Local Problem. Too much water is being wasted through insufficient faucet heads

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Faucet flow fighters fff

Faucet Flow Fighters(FFF)

VJ Stout

Eric Skogmo

Brandon Lowe


Global problem

Global Problem

  • Only 2.5% of the worlds water is freshwater

  • Not all is accessible

  • A lot of that water is wasted


Faucet flow fighters fff

Local Problem

  • Too much water is being wasted through insufficient faucet heads

  • 2.2 gallons of water per minute are being produced by the current faucets, and that is too much


Faucet flow fighters fff

To assess the problem

To generate a plan of action to solve the problem

Goal


Aerators

Aerators

  • Aerators are a type of head that you can put on a faucet

  • The Aerators combine air and water to conserve the average amount of water pouring out of the faucet.


Mount view has 130 faucets

Mount View has 130 faucets…


Faucet flow fighters fff

…none of those 130 faucets are low flow


Water usage

Water Usage

  • The main faucets are the bathrooms and there are 30

  • The faucets at Mt. view produce 2.2 gallon/minute

  • These aerators produce .5 gallons/minute

  • After 2 minutes of running water a single faucet could save 1.162356 gallons


Faucet flow fighters fff

Cost ($)

  • To buy aerators for the entire school at $ 4.50 per aerator is $ 585

  • To buy aerators for only the main faucets (30 bathroom faucets) it would cost $ 135


Opinion

Opinion

  • We think that the aerators should be bought for all faucets in the school


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