1. Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

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

  3. Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a…

  4. Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help…

  5. When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the…

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

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

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

  9. Hire a GreenPlumber® to help reduce your water, energy, and chemical use.

  10. See how your water use stacks up to others by calculating your daily water use.

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

  12. There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.

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

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

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

  16. Don’t use running water to thaw food. For water efficiency and food safety, defrost food in the refrigerator.