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Source: Graphic Source: Texas Water Development Board
Note: The area under the curves in the graph above represents the amount of water in storage at the end of each month. The assumptions are:
A Dallas family of three.
1,000 gallons to start.
Each member uses 33 gallons per day for indoor use.
Irrigation demand of 150 gallons from March through October.
A collection efficiency of 85%.
A roof area of 2500 SF.
The upper curve denotes water availability using average monthly rainfall data. The lower curve is based on the monthly median rainfall. A 10,000-gallon cistern is used for storage of rainwater.
See average DFW rainfall here.
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