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

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

  3. Keep a pitcher of drinking water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop…

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

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

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

  7. At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels.

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

  9. Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

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

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

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

  13. Washing dark clothes in cold water saves water and energy, and helps your clothes retain their color.

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

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

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