100+ Water-Saving Tips

Saving water is easy. Really easy. Here are more than 100 useful water-saving tips for your home and office. Learn how to save water indoors and outdoors. Incorporate these tips into your everyday habits. Before long, you’ll be a natural at water conservation.

  1. #37

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

  2. #38

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

  3. #39

    Install water-saving aerators on all of your faucets.

  4. #40

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

  5. #41

    Look for WaterSense® labeled toilets, sink faucets, urinals and showerheads.

  6. #42

    One drip every second adds up to five gallons per day! Check your faucets and showerheads for leaks.

  7. #43

    While you wait for hot water, collect the running water and use it to water plants.

  8. #44

    Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

  9. #45

    Watch the Home Water Challenge video or use the Home Water Audit Calculator to see where you can…

  10. #46

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

  11. #47

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

  12. #48

    Play fun games while learning how to save water!