Final Specification for Showerheads
EPA released a final specification for showerheads on March 4, 2010. Manufacturers that produce showerheads meeting EPA's efficiency and performance criteria can apply to have their products certified to earn the WaterSense label. Before submitting products for testing, manufacturers must have a partnership agreement (PDF) (3 pp, 336K, About PDF) with EPA in place. Visit the manufacturer partner page to learn more.
- WaterSense Specification for Showerheads (PDF) (11 pp, 265K, About PDF)
- WaterSense Specification for Showerheads Supporting Statement (PDF) (12 pp, 132K, About PDF)
- Detailed Drawings for the Force Balance Test Apparatus (PDF) (18 pp, 400K, About PDF)
For more information about the showerhead specification development process, including the draft specification, public response to the draft specification, EPA's response to the public comments, and questions and answers, please see the Specification for Showerheads Background Materials and the Showerheads Frequent Questions page.