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

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

  3. Install an instant water heater near your kitchen sink so you don’t have to run the water while…

  4. When shopping for a new dishwasher, use the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between…

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

  6. When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.

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

  8. Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

  9. Watch the Home Water Challenge video or use the Home Water Audit Calculator to see where you can…

  10. Designate one glass for your drinking water each day, or refill a water bottle. This will cut down…

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

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

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

  14. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.

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

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