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

  2. We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

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

  4. When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.

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

  6. Dishwashers typically use less water than washing dishes by hand. Now, Energy Star dishwashers save even more water…

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

  8. Reuse leftover water from cooked or steamed foods to start a nutritious soup, it’s one more way to…

  9. Install an instant water heater near your kitchen sink so you don’t have to run the water while…

  10. Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.

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

  12. Be a leak detective! Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks.

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

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

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

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