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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  8. Collect the water you use while rinsing fruit and vegetables. Use it to water house plants.

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

  10. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a…

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

  12. Encourage your school system and local government to develop and promote water conservation among children and adults.

  13. Reuse leftover water from cooked or steamed foods to start a nutritious soup, it’s one more way to…

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

  15. Keep a pitcher of drinking water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop…

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