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

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

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

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

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

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

  7. Play fun games while learning how to save water!

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

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

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

  11. When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…

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

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

  14. Cook food in as little water as possible. This also helps it retain more nutrients.

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

  16. Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.