1. Upgrade older toilets with water-saving WaterSense® labeled models.

  2. Take 5-minute showers instead of baths. A full bathtub requires up to 70 gallons of water.

  3. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth and save up to 4 gallons a minute. That’s…

  4. Drop tissues in the trash instead of flushing them and save water every time.

  5. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons…

  6. While you wait for hot water, collect the running water and use it to water plants.

  7. Put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the bowl without flushing, there’s a leak….

  8. If your toilet flapper doesn’t close properly after flushing, replace it.

  9. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…

  10. Look for WaterSense® labeled toilets, sink faucets, urinals and showerheads.

  11. Toilet leaks can be silent! Be sure to test your toilet for leaks at least once a year.

  12. Install water-saving aerators on all of your faucets.

  13. Turn off the water while washing your hair and save up to 150 gallons a month.

  14. Consider buying a dual-flush toilet. It has two flush options: a half-flush for liquid waste and a full-flush…

  15. Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you’ll save up to 150 gallons per month.

  16. Plug the sink instead of running the water to rinse your razor and save up to 300 gallons…