1. Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.

  2. At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels.

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

  4. Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help…

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

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

  7. Be a leak detective! Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks.

  8. Washing dark clothes in cold water saves water and energy, and helps your clothes retain their color.

  9. When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the…

  10. Select the proper pan size for cooking. Large pans may require more cooking water than necessary.

  11. There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.

  12. If your dishwasher is new, cut back on rinsing. Newer models clean more thoroughly than older ones.

  13. Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a…

  14. We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

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

  16. When the kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler in an area where your lawn needs it…