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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  9. Install water-saving aerators on all of your faucets.

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

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

  12. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons…

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

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

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

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