1. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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