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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  8. Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.

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

  10. Have a plumber re-route your greywater to trees and plants rather than the sewer line. Check with your…

  11. Select the proper pan size for cooking. Large pans may require more cooking water than necessary.

  12. Collect the water you use while rinsing fruit and vegetables. Use it to water house plants.

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

  14. Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.

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

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