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

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

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

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

  5. Don’t overfill the pool. Lower water levels will reduce water loss due to splashing.

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

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

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

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

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

  11. Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car. You’ll save up to…

  12. Play fun games while learning how to save water!

  13. Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

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

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

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