1. Plug the sink instead of running the water to rinse your razor and save up to 300 gallons…

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

  3. When running a bath, plug the bathtub before turning on the water. Adjust the temperature as the tub…

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

  5. Upgrade older toilets with water-saving WaterSense® labeled models.

  6. Consider buying a dual-flush toilet. It has two flush options: a half-flush for liquid waste and a full-flush…

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

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

  9. If your toilet was installed before 1992, purchasing a WaterSense® labeled toilet can reduce the amount of water…

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

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

  12. Put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the bowl without flushing, there’s a leak….

  13. Toilet leaks can be silent! Be sure to test your toilet for leaks at least once a year.

  14. If your toilet flapper doesn’t close properly after flushing, replace it.

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

  16. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…