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

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

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

  4. Cook food in as little water as possible. This also helps it retain more nutrients.

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

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

  7. When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…

  8. See a leak you can’t fix? Tell a parent, teacher, employer, or property manager, or call a handyman.

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

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

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

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

  13. Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.