1. If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  10. Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.

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

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

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

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

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

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