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

  2. If your toilet was installed before 1992, purchasing a WaterSense® labeled toilet can reduce the amount of water…

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

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

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

  6. One drip every second adds up to five gallons per day! Check your faucets and showerheads for leaks.

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

  8. When running a bath, plug the bathtub before turning on the water. Adjust the temperature as the tub…

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

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

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

  12. When washing your hands, turn the water off while you lather.

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

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

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

  16. Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes. You’ll save up to 1,000 gallons per month.