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

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

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

  4. There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  12. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean patios, sidewalks and driveways, and save water every time.

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

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

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

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