Residents of Birmingham are no strangers to the rising water prices over the past few years.
The average American uses approximately 127,000 gallons of water each year, but there’s no reason you can’t do better. 
Your home’s water consumption can be reduced by as much as 30% with water-friendly fixtures such as showers and toilets.
 A great write-up from Jeston Green with more info.
Nice graphic from How Much Water Is Wasted At Home: