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December 8, 2007

Water Saving Showerhead Review: Delta

Category: Conservation,Green Reviews,Household,Save Water,Take Actions,Tips – Tom Harrison – 6:03 pm

I purchased a Delta water saving 1.6 GPM shower head. It is not a good bet. See this good review at GreenGear, and I added a comment describing the painful needles that sting into your back and face. Ah, engineering at its finest. I’ll try something else and report back


  1. Thanks for your Comment Tom. You’re right I completely agree! It hurt like crazy using this product and I enjoy hard showers!

    Be on the lookout for a review of a showerhead we bought from Bricor! We love it! This one didn’t last a day in our house, might as well go out back and pinch the hose.


    Comment by Zane from Green Gear — December 8, 2007 @ 6:33 pm

  2. […] was surprisingly good, providing a better shower but using 1/3 to 1/2 the water! It blows away the Delta low-flow shower head I reviewed last week; most efficient and much, much nicer. I am still curious about the Bricor […]

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  3. Purchased a Niagara 1.5 GPM Shower Head in a Save Water Kit at Home Depot– very impressed. Gives a nice shower; was inexpensive; 15 dollars or so.

    Comment by Michael — January 20, 2008 @ 3:19 pm

  4. Check out the Hansgrohe EcoAir 1.6 gpm shower head. Not bad at all– provided you aren’t picky about a fairly narrow diameter of spray. Temps are nice and the water is GENTLE, unlike the Delta model. Not too expensive, wither.

    Comment by GDKay — April 23, 2008 @ 6:55 pm

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