1.5gpm Faucet for Bathtub?

Old 06-13-16, 09:54 PM
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1.5gpm Faucet for Bathtub?

I'm turning my attention to the faucet in my bath remodel.
Almost all of the faucets I can find are rated at just 1.5gpm
It looks like some government recommended figure to limit water use?
Isn't that a bit low to fill a bathtub?
Our new bath is 60gallons!
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Faucets for washbasins have been limited to 1.5 gpm for many years. Unless there has been a new edict issued, bath tub fillers have no limits.
Old 06-14-16, 05:11 AM
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Shower heads are rated lower than tub spouts. Look to the universal rough in body for the brand that you are looking at and there should be two flow ratings.

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