Clean Machine is also a participating member of the Water Savers® program, which recognizes car washes that limit the amount of fresh water used per wash and use environmentally responsible run-off management practices.
WaterSavers® members must use an average of no more than 40 gallons (151.5 liters) of potable/fresh water per car in conveyor and in-bay/roll-over systems. Self-service washes must use 3 gallons (11.4 liters) of water per minute or less. This compares to the average home washing machine’s use of 41 gallons (152.2 liters) of water (Source: Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense) and 63 gallons (238.5 liters) in 5 minutes or less of water flow from a 5/8” garden hose at 50 pounds of water pressure (Source: University of Idaho).
In addition, WaterSavers® washes must ensure the following: