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Royall Pump
& Well Company
Robert W. Royall, Owner

2958 Anderson Highway
Powhatan, VA  23139

804.598.8147
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804.598.1291
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 Average water requirements for general service around the home and farm:
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Each person, per day for all purposes

100 gal.

Each horse, dry cow or beef animal 12 gal.
Each milking cow 35 gal.
Each hog per day 4 gal.
Each sheep per day 2 gal.
Each 100 chickens per day 4 gal.

Average amount of water required by various home and yard fixtures:
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Drinking fountain 50-100 gal/day
Each shower 25-60 gal @ 5 GPM
To fill bathtub 35 gal.
To flush toilet 3-7 gal.
To fill lavatory 1-2 gal.
To sprinkle 1/4" of water on each 1000 sq. ft. of lawn 160 gal.
Dishwasher 10-20 gal. @ 2 GPM
Washer up to 50 gal. @ 4-6 GPM
Regeneration of water softener up to 150 gal.

Average flow rate requirements by various fixtures:
GPM = Gallons per minute
GPM = Gallons per hour

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Shower 3-5 GPM
Bathtub 3-5 GPM
Toilet 4 GPM
Lavatory 4 GPM
Kitchen sink 5 GPM
1/2" hose & nozzle 3 GPM
3/4" hose & nozzle 6 GPM
Lawn sprinkler 3-7 GPM

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