Saving water is easy when you think about it. Here’s a fun and easy way to see how water–wise you are around your home. Click on the button that describes your water use habits, then click Calculate Score to see how you’re doing. It might surprise you just how easy it is to save water – and money – around your home.

Personal Habits Often Sometimes Never
Keep showers to under 5 minutes
Use only a little water in the bathtub
Turn off the water while brushing your teeth
Put water in the sink when washing up
Flush the toilet only when necessary. Don't use it to flush tissues
Use a broom to clean the driveway or sidewalk
Use a bucket when washing the car
Use a turn-off nozzle on the end of the hose to adjust the water flow and turn the water off and on
Turn water faucet off tight
Put water in the kitchen sink to wash and rinse dishes
Run the dishwasher only when it's full
Run the washing machine only when it's full

    Your Score

See how you scored!

18 to 36:
Great job! You are on your way to saving hundreds of gallons of water a month. Learn more ways to save

12 to 17:
You’re off to a great start! Learn more easy ways you can save hundreds of gallons of water a month on indoor and outdoor water usage.

0 to 11:
You have a lot of room for improvement. To learn how you can save hundreds of gallons of water a month on your indoor and outdoor water usage, click here.

Washing machine with towels hanging out.

Water-saving Tip #18: When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.