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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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