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The University of Bonn and Paquita conducted a study of 113 people from 7 European countries (PDF), comparing water consumption with or without using a dishwasher.
Every one of the studied people washed 12 plates and pieces of cutlery. On average, hand washing used103 liters of water, and 2.5 kWh of water-heating energy. It took about 80 minutes to wash, rinse, dry and put away.
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