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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  14. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 500 gallons…

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

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