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Best water-saving handheld shower heads

It takes 8 minutes for the average shower to be over. If we want to keep our hygiene regime, surrounding people happy, and save some water, we could try to trim this time down. You could also (maybe even additionally) focus on the main water-wasting culprit – the showerhead, and get a new, more sustainable, water-saving shower head! We’ve reviewed some well-rated options for you to check, so that you can quickly find the best water-saving handheld showerhead!

When looking for a water-saving showerhead, the main thing you should look for is the amount of water it is pushing through. Depending on the brand, a water-saving shower heads should produce something in between 1.5 and 2 gallons per minute (GPM). While wasting less water, it should still get high enough pressure for you to enjoy your shower without any problems. We’ve listed some tips on how to save water in the bathroom, but below you can find some good picks for handheld shower heads below.

Best handheld shower heads to save water





LOKBY High Pressure Handheld Shower Head


Ezelia High Pressure Shower Head


Nosame High Pressure Shower Head


High Sierra's Solid Metal Handheld Shower Head


Niagara Conservation - N9415CH-HH


Niagara Conservation N2945CH


Waterpik Handheld Shower Head Eco Flow


And here is a more detailed comparison, listing pros and cons of each shower head.

Showerheads comparison

NameGallons per
minute (GPM)
Stream modesProsConsLink
LOKBY High Pressure Handheld Shower Head1.86– Easy to install
– Extended warranty (3 years)
– Water flow restriction is in the valve, not in the shower headCheck the price here
Ezelia High Pressure Shower Head1.85– Easy to install
– Pause mode
– The handle is made from plastic (but high quality one)Check the price here
Nosame High Pressure Shower Head1.63– High water pressure
– Pause mode
– Plastic construction (but very durable)Check the price here
High Sierra’s Solid Metal Handheld Shower Head1.51– Easy install
– Solid metal, very durable
– Silicone grip
– Great pressure
– Pricey
– No water stream modes
Check the price here
Niagara Conservation N9415CH-HH1.55– Good pressure– Plastic, not super-durableCheck the price here
Niagara Conservation N2945CH1.5 – 2.03– Flexible, steel hose
– Easy to install
– Plastic, but good qualityCheck the price here
Waterpik Handheld Shower Head Eco Flow1.64– Decent pressure– Cheap plastic
– Water limiter in the valve, not the shower head
Check the price here

Hope you’ve found what you are looking for – just remember to always check the GPM value.

If you are looking for a fixed shower head, instead of a handheld one, try this list of fixed water-saving shower heads with the WaterSense certification.

Best water-saving handheld shower heads
Best water-saving handheld shower heads!
Best water-saving handheld shower heads
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