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

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

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

  4. When cleaning out fish tanks, give the nutrient-rich water to your non-edible plants.

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

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

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

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

  9. When you give your pet fresh water, don’t throw the old water down the drain. Use it to…

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

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

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

  13. Wash your pets outdoors, in an area of your lawn that needs water.

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

  15. Keep water in the pool when playing, it will save water.

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